Addis Ababa, October 23, 2020 –President Sahle-Work Zewde said attention should be given towards addressing good governance problems, which are the main causes for instability in urban areas.
She was speaking at the ‘Cities Peace Forum’ underway in the town of Arabaminch, SNNP regional state.
The President said lack of justice, accountability and unemployment are the main problems of good governance in urban areas.
Open and transparent discussions should be held with the communities to address these problems and enhance the contribution of cities for sustainable development, she said.
The forum which was organized by the Ministry of Urban Development and Construction, have attracted ministers and stakeholders from regional states.