The Ethiopian National Election Board has discussed with stakeholders on the study they studied on the framework of local election laws and implementation.
Ethiopian National Election Board August 9 2014 E.C. S. M. Stakeholders discussed on the study he studied on the implementation of local election laws. The main objective of the discussion is the scientific methods, experiences, challenges, and ideas found in the study conducted by the election board regarding the overall behaviour and effect of the local election in Ethiopia. Phil (Centre for Federalism) and Governance Studies at Addis Ababa University) is a dream to gather ideas about the performance by discussing with stakeholders.
The discussion was attended by members of the board including Birtukan Mideksa, all board leaders and the central and regional office colleagues, representatives from political parties, civil unions, house of representatives, federal and regional governments, security and other stakeholders.
Birtukan Mideksa, the chairperson of the board, opened the discussion with a speech. She thanked all the stakeholders who came to give their opinions and opinions on the study conducted on this very important local election. The speaker stated that implementing the local elections will have its own challenges, said that it is necessary to provide research to ensure its success and it was done by talking with experts.
The research has shown that it has been tried to include international experiences and experiences of developing countries like Ethiopia and it has been done in a way that includes the shape and scope of environmental administration and the decision of power. In their speech expressing the importance of local elections, they also emphasised that it is a foundation to control power to the citizens.
Zemelak Ayele (P. H. Dee) and Christoph Vander (p. H. d) Presenting to the participants, the theme of the study is to review the international environmental election laws and experiences, prepare/present improvement ideas that the board can serve as a guide for the next local election, identifying the strengths and weaknesses of the previous local elections, preparing a useful document for the next local elections, regional local elections house number to decide Examining the declared proclamations and amendments to the proclamations is based on the proclamation and presenting ideas for the proclamates as a detailed objective.
Following the results of the first research presented by the experts, ideas and opinions were gathered from stakeholders to further develop the research. The stakeholders appreciated the board studied this study and prepared the platform to collect the feedback from the stakeholders and shared their views. Among the comments given, the benefits of the law used to conduct the national election earlier, the relationship of local voters with the state and stakeholders regarding the budget, the community and stakeholders should have about the local elections and the options that should be followed to strengthen this awareness. From the comments raised by stakeholders They will be mentioned.
The experts responded to the comments raised by the participants, the Kebele election administration that is held at the regional level under the electoral board, the responsibility that is clearly tailored to the regional and local election offices and the authority and responsibilities of these offices in detail, the freedom of execution and the authority that is in the area and the higher body. Advice that should be prepared with sufficient tolerance They have come up with an idea. The head of the board has also stated that the board will make a decision and the details of the implementation will be followed.