IGAD Executive Secretary, Eng. Mahboub Maalim, received Ethiopia’s appointed special envoy to the Sudan peace process, Mr. Lissane Yohanness. The Executive Secretary discussed with Mr. Yohanness about his appointment and facilitations needed to carry on his duties. In a decision of the 12th Ordinary Summit of Heads of States and Government of IGAD Member Countries, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Kenya, were to appoint Special Envoys to represent the region in the Assessment and Evaluation Commission (AEC) of the CPA implementation.
(IGAD - Djibouti) On Sunday November 23, 2008 Mr. Daniel Yifru, Director of IGAD Peace and Security Division accepted the letter of credence from H.E. Mr. Mull Sebujja Katende, Uganda’s Ambassador to Ethiopia and Djibouti who is also the Permanent Representative to the AU, IGAD and UNECA.
(IGAD - Djibouti) The president of the Republic of Djibouti, Mr. Ismail Omar Guelleh received the Executive Secretary of IGAD, Eng. Mahboub Maalim. The parties discussed about the economic and security issues of the region, and the Somali peace process in particular.
Today the Acting Minister for Finance of the Republic of Kenya, Hon John Michuki signed a financing agreement with the IGAD Secretariat for the implementation of a regional HIV and AIDS project in the country.