Call for Paper – AGM of IOLA 2018

The International Oromo Lawyers Association – IOLA, will hold its Annual Conference on 3rd of August 2018 in Washington DC. This year’s theme of the Meeting will be – Federalism and National Question in the Ethiopian context.

IOLA is soliciting for analytical papers to be presented at the Meeting. Potential presenters may choose one of the following topics.

– What is Federalism and does it suit Ethiopia’s reality?

– Ethiopia’s Federal system – is it solving the national question?

– The ethnic-based Regional Arrangement and its effect on national unity?

– Federal and Regional Administration – demarcated power lines.

– Federal Administration and Regional economy – does it work?

– Finfinne as the capital of Oromia and the Federation: how to effectively make use of the “special privilege” status?

Interested individuals wishing to present papers should send proposals to the Executive Board ( by 15th of June 2018.

Details of the venue shall be communicated in due course.

Executive Board of IOLA