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Ethiopia Refuses to Abdicate IGAD Chairmanship

In the last 5 years, Ethiopia has been using IGAD as an extension of its Foreign Ministry
In the last 5 years, Ethiopia has been using IGAD as an extension of its Foreign Ministry

By TesfaNews,

The principle of “Rotation and Equitable Representation” is a common feature in all contemporary regional, continental and international organizations. It ascertains that all member states – regardless of wealth, size, or importance – are equal partners entitled to equal responsibility and participation in the affairs of the organization.

However, when we examine the performance of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), this cardinal principle has been violated by Ethiopia for the last five years.  Continue reading Ethiopia Refuses to Abdicate IGAD Chairmanship