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Statement of the IGAD Executive Secretary on the Situation in Wad al Nourah, Gezira state, Sudan

The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), H.E. Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, expresses deep sorrow and outrage over…
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Kenya Signs the IGAD Free Movement of Persons Protocol

June 6, 2024 (NAIROBI, Kenya): A significant milestone was achieved today in Kenya as the Republic of Kenya officially signed…
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Advancing Food Safety in the IGAD Region: The IGAD Food Safety Strategy

The World Food Safety Day, celebrated every year on 7 June, reaches its sixth edition in 2024, gaining relevance worldwide.…
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IGAD Executive Secretary Congratulates Somalia on Election to United Nations Security Council

June 6, 2024 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti) – The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), H.E. Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu,…
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Building Resilience in the Horn of Africa: IGAD’s Comprehensive Approach to Land Restoration and Combating Desertification

#WorldEnvironmentDay2024 Recurrent and severe droughts, along with other natural disasters between 1974 and 1984, caused widespread famine, ecological degradation, and…
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Statement of the IGAD Executive Secretary on the Escalating Conflict in El Fasher, Sudan.

May 15, 2024, (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, expresses profound…
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Uganda Signs the IGAD Free Movement Of Persons Protocol

May 14, 2024 (KAMPALA, Uganda): A pivotal moment was witnessed today in Uganda as the Republic of Uganda signed the…
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IGAD Secretariat’s statement on the ongoing heavy rains and subsequent floods across the region particularly in Kenya

April 26, 2024 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) extends profound solidarity to the people and government of…
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The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ratifies the New IGAD Treaty.

April 19, 2024 (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is pleased to announce the ratification of the new…
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Statement by the IGAD Executive Secretary on the First Anniversary of the Sudan Conflict

On the occasion of the one-year anniversary of the protracted conflict in the Republic of Sudan, the Executive Secretary of…
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IGAD Regional Scholarship for Refugees, Returnees, and IDPs

April 4, 2024 (Djibouti City, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) proudly announces the second call for applications for…
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IGAD Executive Secretary Stands in Solidarity with Djibouti Amidst Recent Floods, Calls for Regional Collaboration on Climate Resilience

March 29, 2024 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, expresses heartfelt…
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Strengthening Regional Ties and Peace Efforts: H.E. Dr. Workneh’s Diplomatic Mission in South Sudan

Between March 26th and March 29th, 2024, H.E. Dr. Workneh Workneh, the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development…
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IGAD and Japan Unite for Peace and Stability in Sudan

March 19, 2024 (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the Government of Japan have officially signed a…
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IGAD Executive Secretary, H.E. Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, to Embark on an Official Visit to the Republic of South Sudan

March 27, 2024 (Djibouti, Djibouti): This week, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Executive Secretary, HE Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, will…
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IGAD Executive Secretary Announces the Appointment of Hon. Lawrence Korbandy as Special Envoy for Sudan.

March 26, 2024 (Djibouti, Djibouti): Following the resolution of the 41st Extraordinary Summit of the IGAD Assembly and in consultation…
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The EU-IGAD Partnership Dialogue in Djibouti

The European Union and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) launched their first comprehensive partnership dialogue today in Djibouti, marking…
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IGAD Delegation at the 37th African Union Summit: Advancing Regional Priorities and Strengthening Partnerships

Introduction: The recently concluded 37th African Union (AU) Summit held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, marked a significant moment for the…
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Transformative Waves: World Radio Day 2024. Unveiling Radio’s Power as a Medium of Change in the IGAD Region

World Radio Day 2024 resonates with the impactful theme, "Radio: A Century Informing, Entertaining, and Educating," emphasising the profound influence…
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The 42nd ExtraOrdinary Session of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government

The 42nd ExtraOrdinary Session of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government is set to convene in the…
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IGAD Ambassadors Unanimously Endorse 2024 Budget, Signal Expansion with New Headquarters.

December 21, 2023, (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Committee of Ambassadors of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) unanimously endorsed the…