15-01-2018, Djibouti (Djibouti): The Addis Ababa-based Ambassador of Switzerland accredited to IGAD, H.E Daniel Hunn, presented his credential letters to the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), H.E Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim, at the Secretariat of the regional organization in Djibouti.
10/12/2017, Djibouti (Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning launched the First Region Conference for the Mediators and Ombudsmen of the IGAD Member States in partnership with the Office of the Mediator of the Republic of Djibouti during an inauguration session chaired by the Ambassador of Ethiopia to Djibouti and Chair of the IGAD Committee of Ambassadors, H.E Amb Shamebo Fitamo, with the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Djibouti as the Guest of Honour, Mr. Mohamed Ali Hassan, the Mediator of the Republic of Djibouti, Hon. Dr. Kassim Issak Osman as the host organizer, and IGAD Executive Secretary, H.E. Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim, at the high table.
30-11-2017, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Secretariat this morning opened the IGAD Experts Consultative Workshop on Preparations for Mid-Term Review (MTR) of the IGAD Regional Strategy and Implementation Plan 2016-2020 in Addis Ababa.
A delegation from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) led by Dr. Hans-Joachim Preuß, GIZ Managing Director, visited the IGAD Secretariat today. Accompanied by Amb. Volker Berresheim, German Ambassador and senior staff from GIZ, the delegation were received by Mr. Mohamed Mousa, Director of Agriculture and Environment and acting Executive Secretary. The parties discussed their long-standing relationship before signing an agreement. Ms. Fathia Alwan, acting Director of Social Development and Mr. John Kabayo the Coordinator of IGAD Drought Disaster and Sustainability Initiative were also present.
24-11-2017, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) yesterday inaugurated the IGAD Regional Agricultural Investment Plan (IGAD RAIP) 2016-2020 Partners Meeting in Addis Ababa. IGAD Executive Secretary, H.E. Amb (Eng) Mahboub Malim, was joined at the high table for the opening ceremony by the Director of Planning of the Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mr. Zena Habtewolde, the Coordinator of FAO Subregional Office for Eastern Africa, Dr. Patrick Kormawa, the Head of the Italian Agency for Cooperation development at the Embassy of Italy to Ethiopia, Dr. Ginevra Letizia, and the Special Advisor to NEPAD CEO on Strategy and Planning, Dr Sali Saal.
22-11-2017, Djibouti (Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim, yesterday received the incoming Chairman of the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangement Monitoring Mechanism (CTSAMM) in South Sudan, Major General Ibrahim Abduljelili Mohamedzen at the Secretariat of the regional organisation in Djibouti.