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Rejoice the cultural heritage

The Gada system, the indigenous democratic socio-political system of the Oromo people, has been inscribed on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity this week. The Gada system is a political, economic and social system with a long history with which the people of Oromo have been governing themselves in a democratic way. It incorporates the values and principles towards which the whole world has been striving such as: the respecting of the rights of women and children, conservation of environment, peaceful conflict resolution, mutual assistance, and the provision of asylum to seekers. The values and principles which the people of Oromo have been putting into practice have contributed significantly to the efforts of ensuring unity and solidarity of the people.

Rejoice the cultural heritage

The Gada system, the indigenous democratic socio-political system of the Oromo people, has been inscribed on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity this week. The Gada system is a political, economic and social system with a long history with which the people of Oromo have been governing themselves in a democratic way. It incorporates the values and principles towards which the whole world has been striving such as: the respecting of the rights of women and children, conservation of environment, peaceful conflict resolution, mutual assistance, and the provision of asylum to seekers. The values and principles which the people of Oromo have been putting into practice have contributed significantly to the efforts of ensuring unity and solidarity of the people.