16 – 20 February 2015 — The Programme “Capacity Building for City Leaders in Ethiopia” comprised broad-based capacity building packages designed to support the implementation of the Ethiopian Cities Prosperity Initiative (ECPI) aims at transforming Ethiopia into a middle-income economy by 2025. The objective of the program was to enhance the leadership skills of city mayors and city managers in the areas of urban design, economy and legislation.
The Addis Ababa workshop was attended by 35 high level leaders mainly from Oromia Region, Ethiopia out of the expected 40 participants. The following was the breakdown:
The Vice-President of Oromia Regional State
2 Deputy Bureau Heads
12 City managers and
1 Advisor, Office of the President