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31-08-2016 Kampala, Uganda:
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is in the process of developing a Regional Strategy on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism with support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and financial contribution from the Government of Japan.

The strategy will be developed within the framework of supporting the operationalization and development of the Horn and Eastern Africa CVE Center of Excellence and Counter-Messaging Hub.


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The Intergovernmental Authority on Development’s (IGAD’s) Security Sector Program (SSP) in collaboration with Sahan Foundation officially launched and released the study report on Al-Shabaab as a Transitional Security Threat on August 15, 2016.


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Juba, South Sudan 26th April, 2016: The Executive Secretary of Intergovernmental Organization on Development (IGAD), H.E Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim wishes to congratulate  the people and Government of the Republic of South Sudan (GOSS) on  this momentous occasion of the starting point  of the formation of the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGNU) and expresses his admiration and gratitude to the two parties including the former detainees and all other stake holders who have worked tirelessly to make this day a reality.

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The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) together with other Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and the European Union held the 3rd Steering Committee Meeting from April 17 – 19, 2016 in Djibouti to review progress made in the implementation of the Regional Programme for the Promotion of Regional Maritime Security in the Eastern Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean (ESA-IO). 

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