Premier Dr Abiy Ahmed was celebrated as bringing forward a process of democratisation. In 2018 he was celebrated as a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Now he stands being responsible for serious and violent conflicts in the Tigray Region. Are processes of democratisation paralysed? Is this a transition process? What are the prospects of future in Ethiopia?

What significance do the upcoming elections have in this context?

Key note: "The sixth General Election of Ethiopia: Past, Present and Future."
by Jalale Getachew Birru, Doctoral Candidate, Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, University of Erfurt

Input and Discussion

January 19th, 2021, 17:30 to 19:00 (CET, Berlin Time Zone) via Zoom

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