H.E. Dagmawit Moges Bekele


Minister of Transport

H.E. Dagmawit Moges Bekele was appointed as Minister of Transport of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in October 2018. After studying for her BA in Public Administration and Development Management (PADM), she worked as a Graduate Assistant Lecturer at Addis Ababa University (A.A.U). She acquired her MA in Public Management and Policy (MPMP) from the same department and university. She worked as a General Manager of Kolfe Keraneyo Sub-City of A.A City Government and then served as Micro and small Enterprises Development Bureau Head of A.A city Government. Subsequently she worked as a Deputy Bureau head of Addis Ababa City Government Trade and Industry Bureau then a Deputy Bureau head of Addis Ababa City Government Capacity Building Bureau. Before her current post she has served as a Deputy Mayor and Communication’s Affaires bureau head of Addis Ababa City Government, Cabinet member of the City Government and Board Chairperson of Addis Ababa Mass Media Agency Board. H.E. Dagmawit Moges is a Cabinet member of FDRE and a Member of House of People’s Representatives of Ethiopia (HoPRE). She is a Board chairperson of Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA), Woldiya University and Ethiopian Postal Service Enterprise. She is also a Board member of Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopian Petroleum Enterprise, Investment board member and Public Private Partnership (PPP) board member.

H.E. Dagmawit Moges is one of the 15 African Women who are Amujae Leaders in the Amujae Initiative Program led by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center for Women and Development (EJS Center).

SESSIONS WITH H.E. Dagmawit Moges Bekele

Wednesday, 23 June

  • 02:25pm - 02:55pm (CET) / 23/jun/2021 12:25 pm - 23/jun/2021 12:55 pm

    The Century of Africa

    African Maritime Trade and Landlocked Countries


    One of the major challenges facing Africa's seventeen landlocked countries is cargo accessibility by road rail and inland waterways. With Africa's ports now modernized and ready to ramp up trade to and from the continent, what does it take for ambitious intermodal infrastructure projects to move from the planning desk to reality? In an interview by UNCTAD's Jan Hoffman with Ethiopia's Minister for Transport, you will get a view of how accessibility is now a problem of the past for Ethiopian cargo owners.