The High Level Forum on social accountability between the Government of Ethiopia and development partners was held on 24th March 2016 at MoFEC. The meeting was opened by H.E. Mr. Abdulaziz Mohammed, Minister of Finance and Economic Cooperation (MoFEC). The forum was attended by Ministers, Head of Agencies, high Government senior government officials and experts from different various development agencies. In his opening remarks, Minister Abdulaziz stated that the High Level Forum (HLF) titled, “The Imperative of Social Accountability for Ethiopia’s Sustainable Growth” was took place at a pivotal time, when Ethiopia is was embarking on the second phase of its Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP II) and the launching of Sustainable Development Goal(SDGs). It was noted that Ethiopia’s Social Accountability Program (ESAP) provides a good entry point to address social accountability challenges in the country. Development partners jointly work with the Government towards the attainment of GTP II and Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA), which is was equally ambitious and grand.