IGAD - Nairobi, Kenya - The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) high level mediators this morning kick started a five day retreat in Nairobi, Kenya with focus on strengthening mediation capacity to address the complex peace and security challenges in the IGAD region.
21-09-2016, Djibouti: As the world commemorates the International Day of Peace today September 21, 2016, IGAD reflects on its active engagement in conflict and post conflict countries as well as facilitation of successful conclusions of several peace initiatives to restore and maintain peace, security and stability in the IGAD region.
Through the Peace and security Division, IGAD has constantly enhanced its and Member States’ predictive and preventive capabilities to respond to and resolve conflicts in order to contribute to the promotion of peaceful and inclusive society in the IGAD region.
IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP) in partnership with the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) held a three-days training workshop from September 15 to 17, 2016 on Electronic Surveillance as a Good Practice in Preventing and Countering Terrorism in the Horn and Eastern Africa Region in Mombasa, Kenya.
08-09-2016, Nairobi, Kenya: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) held the seventh round of national consultations with delegation from the Republic of South Sudan who include government, civil society, faith-based organizations, academics, and development partners, among others.
02-09-2016, Entebbe, Uganda – The IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP) in partnership with the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) conducted a three days regional training workshop from 29 to 31 August 2016 on the Protection of Victims, Witnesses and Criminal Justice System officials as a Good Practice in Preventing and Countering Terrorism in the Horn and Eastern Africa Region in Entebbe, Uganda.