The government of Ethiopia and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) signed a project document that helps the former undertake a free, fair and credible election in 2020.
Signing the agreement, Finance Minister Ahmed Shide stated that the government’s commitment to ensure fair playground for all opposition parties is among the groundbreaking political reforms that has been taken place recently. And the new leadership is taking auspicious steps to flourish democracy based on mutual respect and trust.
He said: “The government understands the change in the political landscape is not by itself an end, but a means to construct a tolerant and democratic nation. So, it is necessary to capitalize on the opportunity the reform has brought in order to transform the country to the next level of democratization, which is tested by credible and fair election.”