Ethiopia In Crisis: Day 1

This is an Archive of a Past Event

Responding to the current political and social turmoil in Ethiopia, the Ethiopian-American Council of North America has established this forum at Stanford University and has welcomed renowned scholars, human rights advocates, politicians, and media representatives to discuss the future of that ancient nation on the Horn of Africa. The two-day conference will take place on January 21-22, 2017.


9:30-11:30am: SESSION I
Ethiopia Land and Agriculture Policy

11:30-12:30pm: SESSION II
Human Rights, Democracy, and the Rule of Law

2:30-4:10pm: KEYNOTE SESSION
Political Transition in Ethiopia

4:20-6:00pm: SESSION III
Media's Revolutionary Role: The Rise of Social Media


9:00-11:30am: SESSION IV
The Current Crisis and the Role of Opposition Parities in the Transition of Ethiopia into a True Democracy

12:30-2:00pm: SESSION V
Western Aid Programs and Their Effect on Democratic Development in Ethiopia