Djibouti, 21-10-2013: A signing ceremony under the title IGAD-CAADP Regional Signature Event was held this morning at Djibouti kempinski Palace under the auspices of Ambassador (Eng.) Mahmoub Maalim, Executive Secretary of IGAD, Mr. Sidibo Traoré, FAO Coordinator of the Sub Regional Office for Eastern Africa, and Mr. Fabio Melloni, Director of the Development Cooperation Office of the Italian Embassy in Addis Ababa for Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Djibouti.
Djibouti, 09-10-2013 - IGAD kick-started a Regional Conference to launch the Strategy for Higher Representation of Women in Decision Making Positions (HRWDM), the Regional Action Plan (RAP) for Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs) 1325 and 1820 and the IGAD Women and Peace Forum (IWPF) at Kempinski Palace Hotel, Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti on October 7th.
Following the successful neutralization of the terrorists at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi this morning, the IGAD Executive Secretary wishes to congratulate H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, the President of the Republic of Kenya and the Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) for handling the unfortunate, tragic situation in the most professional and delicate manner it deserved. Amb. Mahboub Maalim salutes the gallant men and women of the Kenyan security agencies whose colleagues paid the ultimate price while confronting the terrorists.
Djibouti: 19-09-2013 - Leading media houses’ professionals hailing from the IGAD region and Governmental Information Institutions officials from Member States gathered in Addis Ababa from September 16 to 18 for their first consultative meeting facilitated by Hon. Netsanet Asfaw, Director of Peace and Security Division, IGAD.