Publication Type: Project report
Countries: Ethiopia
Authors: Aklilu Wubet Challa Amdissa Defferew Kebebe

Representative democracy in Ethiopia requires more inclusive parliamentary public engagement, according to a research project examining issues of trust in parliamentarians. The project report demonstrates that public engagement ensures greater participation in politics, increases public understanding of Parliament and its work, broadens the range of voices heard by Parliament, and potentially enhances legitimacy and trust.