The United Nations was created in 1945, following the devastation of the Second World War, with one central mission: the maintenance of international peace and security. The UN Security Council (UNSC) has the primary responsibility for maintaining international peace and security. While the General Assembly and the Secretary-General play major, important, and complementary roles. The… Continue reading Is the United Nations (UN) facing the same fate as the League of Nations?
Why push the narrative of the ‘Tigray genocide’?
The international community has the responsibility to halt the mass atrocity crimes of genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity. This is known as the Responsibility to Protect – R2P. This concept was developed by the International Committee on Intervention and State Sovereignty in 2001 and adopted in 2005 at the UN World… Continue reading Why push the narrative of the ‘Tigray genocide’?
Ethiopia: ‘Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it’
This article analyzes the possible outcome of the suggested transitional government through the lens of the 1991 transitional government outcome.
ለመራጭነት ምዝገባ ምን እንደሚያስፈልጎ ያውቃሉ?
Source: NEBE For English version see below ማንኛውም ኢትዮጵያዊ ዜጋ የሆነ፤ በምዝገባው ዕለት ዕድሜው ፲፰ ዓመትና ከዚያ በላይ ከሆነና፤ እንዲሁም በምርጫ ክልሉ ቢያንስ ስድስት ወር የኖረ ከሆነ በመራጭነት ሊመዘገብ ይችላል፡፡ ለምዝገባ አንድ መራጭ የሚከተሉትን መታወቂያ ካርዶች መጠቀም ይችላል። የቀበሌ መታወቂያ ካርድ ወይም ፓስፖርት። የቀበሌ መታወቂያ ካርዱ ወይም ፓስፖርቱ ያልታደሰ ቢሆንም እንኳን ለምዝገባ ሊያገለግል ይችላል፡፡የቀበሌ መታወቂያ… Continue reading ለመራጭነት ምዝገባ ምን እንደሚያስፈልጎ ያውቃሉ?
The Framework of Ethiopia’s Electoral Institutions: A Brief Introduction
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay In nearly all constitutional systems, the highest state authority is said to be vested in the people. These people exercise authority through elections. Election is one of the systems that allow citizens to compete and participate in their respective country's political decisions. Therefore, "democracy is about political participation, the ability… Continue reading The Framework of Ethiopia’s Electoral Institutions: A Brief Introduction
Policy Recommendation: Managing the Conflict Triggering Elements of the Democratization Process in Ethiopia
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay Peace and democratization processes may face challenges by spoilers. Spoilers are leaders or parties who believe that the transitional process threatens their power and interest and use violence to undermine or overturn the transitional process[i]. Democratization is a process of changing a non-democratic government into a democratic government by… Continue reading Policy Recommendation: Managing the Conflict Triggering Elements of the Democratization Process in Ethiopia
Policy Recommendation: Mai-Kadra Genocide: Looking Forward Through Restorative Justice
By Ethio-Researchers Hub Background On November 9, 2020, TPLF led militias and a youth group called "Samri" systematically killed more than 700[i] civilian ethnic Amharas and some non-Tegaru ethnic groups in the Mai-Kadra, Tigray region.[ii] Based on the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (the Genocide Convention) this mass… Continue reading Policy Recommendation: Mai-Kadra Genocide: Looking Forward Through Restorative Justice
What Forces Conflicting Parties to the Negotiation Table?
Image by DarkmoonArt_de from Pixabay What Forces Conflicting Parties to the Negotiation Table? By: Ethio-Researchers Hub Violent conflict erupts when a conflict is not resolved peacefully. Conflict emerges when there are incompatible or contradictory goals among (at least two) individuals or groups. Depending on how the conflicting parties communicate and try to resolve the conflict,… Continue reading What Forces Conflicting Parties to the Negotiation Table?
Is the violent conflict between TPLF and the Federal Government of Ethiopia a Civil War?
On Wednesday, November 3, 2020, early morning, the Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed announced that TPLF led militias attacked the north military base in Ethiopia, which has been located there for more than 20 years because of the war with neighboring country Eritrea. On the other hand, TPLF claims that the North Military base… Continue reading Is the violent conflict between TPLF and the Federal Government of Ethiopia a Civil War?
Purpose of the Platform
Ethiopia has many academicians who are experts in different fields. Unfortunately, most of these academicians do not have a platform to voice their knowledge. Ethio-Researchers Hub is created to open a space for academicians who would like to contribute to Ethiopia's peace and development. In addition, this page is created to be a resource platform… Continue reading Purpose of the Platform