Guiding Principles


EIP advocates a culture of peace and development through proactive grassroots participation by fostering customary and modern conflict resolution mechanisms in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa.


EIP envisions a Horn of Africa where justice and peace prevails.


We do not endorse, promote or oppose political parties, political entities candidates, forums or platforms or/and religious ideologies.


We believe in understanding and sharing another person’s feelings, needs, concerns and/or emotional state.


We are sincere, truthful, trustworthy, honorable, fair, genuine and loyal with integrity.

Respect Others Values

We respect and appreciate the values, beliefs, cultures and history of others.

Model For Peace

We are committed to peace-building, mediation, conflict prevention and resolution, peace education, education for non-violence, tolerance, acceptance, mutual respect, intercultural and interfaith dialogue and reconciliation.

Human Dignity

We believe recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of human beings are the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world.