Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

On Friday 13th in Washington DC, Amb. Mahboub Maalim, the IGAD Executive Secretary held talks with Amb.Mark Green, the USAID Administrator. Their consultations centered on South Sudan Conflict,Resilient Agenda and Preventing Violent Extremism. Amb. Mahboub updated Amb. Green on IGAD's efforts to revitalize the South Sudan. Amb. Green assured Amb. Mahboub of US continued support to IGAD Programmes and activities.

Later the ES held a meeting with USAID technical team that will be involved in supporting the IGAD Center of Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism.

The IGAD Executive Secretary, Amb. Mahboub Maalim held a series of meetings with key Department of State officials among them: Mr. Eric Stromayer, the Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of African Affairs; Dr. Raffi Gregorian, the Deputy Coordinator Bureau of Counterterrorism; Mr. Neal Kringel, Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of Conflict &Stabilization Operations; and Ms. Manju Sadarangani, Deputy Coordinator Global Engagement Center.

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