31 August 2020 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), in partnership with the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), today held a handover ceremony of supplies and equipment worth 14 million Euros within the framework of the broader 60 million Euros package of the EU Response to Health and Socio-economic Impact of COVID-19 in the IGAD Region at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
(May 15, 2020 (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) The Minister of Health of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, HE Dr. Lia Tadesse, received personal protection equipment from the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). This in-kind support is part of the regional response to fight the COVID-19 epidemic and will benefit the cross-border sites, refugee camps and Internal Displaces Persons.
April 10, 2020 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, yesterday held a video teleconference for the Finance Ministers of the Member States in the footsteps of the IGAD Ministers of Health meeting of April 8 and IGAD virtual Summit on COVID-19 of March 30.
April 6, 2020 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, this morning handed over a cheque worth USD 100,000 (about 17,775,000 Djibouti Franc) to the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Djibouti, Mr Mohamed Ali Hassan, as a gesture of solidarity from the staff members of the regional organisation towards the Republic of Djibouti in its fight against the COVID-19.
March 30, 2020 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today convened an Extraordinary Summit via Video Conference to deliberate on a regional IGAD strategy to combat the spread of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) in the region.