Addis Ababa, 25-02-2014: IGAD Security Sector Program (ISSP) held the first off its bi-annual Steering Committee Meeting of 2014 in Addis Ababa today under the chairmanship of Ato Tesfaye Yitayih as it was co-presided by Ambassador Tewelde Gebremeskel, Director of IGAD Peace and Security Division, and Commander Abebe Muluneh, Head of ISSP.
Addis Ababa, 17-11-2013 - The training on Human & Peoples’ Rights was conducted from 15th – 17th November 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
One of the main responsibilities of the Political Affairs Program (PAP) under the Peace and security Division (PSD) is to facilitate deeper knowledge in IGAD Member States on policies, legal frameworks and provisions pertaining to democracy, governance, elections and human rights.
Nairobi, 19th Nov, 2013 - A Post Conflict Reconstruction and Development Training was conducted from the 18th to the 22nd of November 2013 in the Kenyan Capital, Nairobi. The participants were Women from the Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan.
A recent Illegal Unregulated and Unreported [IUU] Fisheries workshop held in Djibouti by the Inter-Governmental Authority for Development [IGAD] for East Africa and facilitated by the Fish I Africa Organisation and the African Maritime Safety and Security Agency finalised in an unanimous decision from the high level delegates to formalise the development of a task force focused on the advancement of sustainable fisheries for the Horn of Africa sub regions; the delegates were representative of the Somalia Federal Government, Somaliland, Puntland and Djibouti,.
The Peace and Security Division of IGAD Secretariat through the Political Affairs Program facilitated the development of a Regional Code of Conduct on Election Observation and Guidelines for Election Observers.
One of the main responsibilities of the Political Affairs Program under the Peace and Security Division, is to facilitate IGAD’s participation in Election observation in IGAD Member States. The Program has thus far, facilitated IGAD’s participation in the following: