(IGAD – Addis Ababa) The Intergovernmental Authority on Development’s (IGAD’s) Capacity Building Program Against Terrorism (ICPAT) in collaboration with the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation (CGCC), convened a three day meeting at the Harmony Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on. The conference, titled “Community Engagement to Counter Terrorism”, is intended to provide an opportunity for officials of the member states to meet with expert practitioners and obtain valuable insights on innovative programming and best practices on community engagement to counter terrorism, as well as working together to consider current approaches and lessons learned from within the IGAD region.
30 participants will attend from Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda. The meeting is part of a broader effort by ICPAT (www.icpat.org) and CGCC (www.globalct.org) to strengthen sub-regional cooperation and expertise in preventing terrorism in East Africa.
For further information or details of press availability please contact:
Mrs. Nejat Abdulrahman
IGAD Capacity Building Program Against Terrorism (ICPAT)
Phone: +251 11 3724720/2
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia