Political Dialogue and Transformation

Political transformation, political transition and democratization have been at the core of Ethiopia’s political agenda since the 1960s. Beginning in 1991, Ethiopia has been undergoing a political transition with the aim of moving towards consolidated democracy. With increased efforts to deepen this transition agenda since 2018, structural, legal, institutional, cultural, and capacity-related challenges remain.

In line with FES vision, FES Ethiopia is involved in facilitating dialogue, research and building of networks within the country, the region and around the world with government and non-governmental organizations. We support the strengthening of democratic processes, institutions and stakeholders in Ethiopia’s political system and society. We also wish to contribute to efforts for an inclusive and meaningful national dialogue and reconciliation efforts where all relevant stakeholders have a voice and can input their ideas and suggestions.

In doing so, FES Ethiopia is working with various partners to support inclusive dialogue and political transformation in the country. In our joint projects and activities, we are cooperating with government ministries and departments, civil society organizations, think tanks, parliament, political parties, trade unions, academia, and media practitioners.


Tuesday, 22.11.2022 - Wednesday, 23.11.2022

What are the perspectives of the eight regions on matters pertinent to geopolitical issues in the African region?


Thursday, 17.11.2022

FES-Ethiopia has handed over one of his office cars to the NGO- Setaweet this week. By doing so, FES shows its appreciation and support for the work…


Thursday, 20.10.2022 - Friday, 21.10.2022

'What is the youth's role in times of crisis?



African voices from the ground

Abdalla, Amr

African voices from the ground

Motives, benefits and managing risk of migration towards Europe
AddisAbaba, 2019

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10th FES annual conference: Peace and security in the Horn of Africa

Witt, Antonia

10th FES annual conference: Peace and security in the Horn of Africa

"consolidating regional cooperation while protecting national security interests: diametric opposition or precondition for peace and security?" ; Nairobi, Kenya, 21-22 October 2014
AddisAbaba, 2015

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Regional approaches to maritime security in the Horn of Africa

Fantaye, Demessie

Regional approaches to maritime security in the Horn of Africa

AddisAbaba, 2014

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Ethiopia Office

Postal address
P.O. Box 8786
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Kebele 13, House No. 579
Queen Elizabeth II Street
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

+251 11 123 3245

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