Dialogue to Dialogue: How to forge a solid united front

As the struggle to excise the Woyanne cancer that is eating away at Ethiopia moves to a new stage, Ethiopian opposition groups must take care not to repeat the same…

Preparation for dialoguing among Ethiopian opposition groups

Several attempts by Ethiopian opposition groups to forge a viable alliance during the past two decades have failed with disastrous result for Ethiopia. The alliances start to unravel soon after…

Cooperative Behavior – Transformative Reconciliation (Series 2)

By Sioum Gebeyehou Fighting Evil with Evil Breeds more Evil Change Your Behavior from Adversarial to Cooperative for a Transformative Reconciliation. If you act like their adversary– they will respond…

Overview – Understanding and Reconciliation

By Sioum Gebeyehou There is no one-size-fits-all global reconciliation program The end goal of the various reconciliation programs is the promotion of national unity and transformation, and the healing of…

The Principles of Understanding and Reconciliation

By Sioum Gebeyehou The Problem: The “Kilil” politics kept the peoples of Ethiopia residentially, occupationally, and culturally apart. A body of shared values did not emerge to weld the disparate…