N°10122
Element Gada system, an indigenous democratic socio-political system of the Oromo (Ethiopia)
Inscribed in 2016 (11.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Title EN: Most of the meetings of the various Gada councils convened under the shade of Oda tree, emblem and sacred tree for the Oromo, used to review the laws, resolve major conflicts and deal with the issue of power transfer.