About the City Council


To be one of the top ten modern world city councils in making accessible and visible laws by the year 2020.


To benefit the residents of Addis Ababa through making city-based laws that ensures good governance, development and democracy by way of participating the public, monitoring and evaluating the executives, and informing the public regularly about the city council's activities and the decisions made.

Core Values

  1. We ensure the supremacy of the law;
  2. We ensure the representativeness of the public;
  3. We perform efficiently to confirm democratic rights within the city council;
  4. We develop the practice of tolerance within the city council;
  5. We fight the practice of rent-seeking;
  6. We serve the public with loyalty and integrity