Panel Discussion with the topic “Promoting Cross Border Community Ties for National Unity” is being conducted

The 5th Panel discussion of an online youth peace activism project implemented by the Center for Development and a Capacity Building (CDCB) with the support from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED ) is being conducted at Elili International Hotel in Addis Ababa. This specific panel discussion is designed to promote Social cohesion among community groups living along the regional boundary as their common values outweigh their differences.

It is remembered that priorly Similar Panel discussions on different topics has been held by CDCB basing on the assessment and findings of anticipated Conflict triggering issues.

On this Panel discussion, a paper on the general concept of Multi-National Federalism in Ethiopia specifically and the general detailed theoretical perspectives on federalism was presented, in the same manner, the second paper on the Borders in Ethiopia was also presented. On ward’s question and comment, a combined discussion was made among the participants of the panel discussion