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Learning and Experience Sharing between National Refugee Agencies of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda.

July 17, 2022
July 4-8, 2022 (Kisoro, Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) through its Health and Social Development Division and in…
IGAD Member States Maintain Open Door Policy for Refugees
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IGAD Member States Maintain Open Door Policy for Refugees

June 20, 2022
Armed conflicts and natural disasters have triggered major displacements of people in the IGAD region. Countries in the region continue…
IGAD-UNHCR Regional Training of Trainers on Refugee Protection for Refugee Management Agencies
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IGAD-UNHCR Regional Training of Trainers on Refugee Protection for Refugee Management Agencies

June 13, 2022
June 11, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) with the technical support of the United Nations High…
IGAD Commenced a Somalia-Ethiopia Cross-border Area Development Project.
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IGAD Commenced a Somalia-Ethiopia Cross-border Area Development Project.

May 30, 2022
May 25, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) held a one-day consultation workshop on the development of…
NCM Quarterly meeting in Uganda
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10th National Coordination Mechanism For Migration (NCM) Quarterly Meeting and National Dialogue on Forced Displacement in Uganda.

May 11, 2022
May 10, 2022 (Entebbe, Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) through its Health and Social Development Division in collaboration…
launch of IGAD Migration Statistics report in Djibouti
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IGAD Launched its First ever Migration Statistics Report

May 1, 2022
  May 1, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) launched the first edition of the IGAD Migration…
IGAD workshop on migration data in Djibouti
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IGAD Commenced the 2nd Workshop on Harmonisation and Improvement of Production and Utilisation of Migration Data

April 26, 2022
April 25, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) commenced the second regional workshop on Harmonisation and Improvement…
IGAD 3rd Scientific Conference
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3rd IGAD Scientific Conference – Call For Abstracts

April 13, 2022
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in cooperation with Deutsche Gesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the World Bank and the…
IGAD Migration programme meeting Nairobi
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IGAD Conducts the Migration Programme Team Retreat

February 9, 2022
February 8, 2022 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Health and Social Development Division Migration Programme today commenced…
Regional Migration Fund Project In Ali Sabieh, Djibouti
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IGAD Executive Secretary Launches The Regional Migration Fund Project In Ali Sabieh

January 16, 2022
December 8, 2021 (Ali-Sabieh, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has been working for several years on migration management and related programs,…
Regional protection and solutions dialogue for East and horn of Africa meeting
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Regional Protection And Solutions Dialogue For The East And Horn Of Africa

December 9, 2021
December 6, 2021 (Nairobi, Kenya): IGAD, in collaboration with EAC and UNHCR’s Regional Bureau for the East, Horn, and the Great…
IGAD at UNHCR’s Executive Committee proceedings in Switzerland
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IGAD, UNHCR and Partners Pledge Support for South Sudan and Sudan Solutions Initiative for Forcibly Displaced People

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021 (GENEVA, Switzerland): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency co-hosted a special high-level…
IGAD Moyale border conference in Ethiopia
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IGAD Launches Moyale Cross-Border Migration Programs

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021 (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is launching migration programs in the cross – border…
IGAD and UNCDF agreement on remittance flows
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IGAD and UNCDF Announce Agreement to Formalize, Enhance Regional Remittance Flows

May 20, 2021
May 20, 2021 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) today announced…
2nd IGAD Scientific Conference on Migration and Displacement in Addis Ababa.
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Human Mobility in the Context of COVID-19

May 9, 2021
22 February 2021 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) : The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, this…
IGAD and IOM sign a Cooperation Agreement
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IGAD and IOM Strengthen Relations through Cooperation Agreement

May 5, 2021
March 25, 2021 (MOMBASA, Kenya): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, and the…
Virtual meeting on the solution's initiative
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IGAD Convenes Ministerial Follow-up Meeting on the Solutions Initiative for the Displacement Situation in Sudan and South Sudan

May 5, 2021
April 5, 2021 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti: The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the Ministers of Foreign…
Regional Expert Meeting on the Kampala Declaration
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Towards Refugees’ Self-Reliance and Inclusion: IGAD Holds its 1st Regional Expert Meeting on the Kampala Declaration

April 27, 2021
IGAD held its first Regional Technical Experts’ meeting on the Kampala Declaration on jobs, livelihood, and self-reliance for refugees, returnees,…
IGAD Press statement
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CALL FOR PAPERS 2nd IGAD Scientific Conference on Migration and Displacement Human Mobility in the Context of COVID-19

February 24, 2021
22-24 Feb 2021 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in cooperation with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit…
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IGAD and Sweden Collaborate on Refugee Protection and Drought Resilience

July 1, 2020
March 5, 2020 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today signed a grant agreement…
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IGAD Launched Consultations With Member States on the Harmonisation of Production and Utilisation of Migration Data

July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti) - Timely, quality, disaggregated and harmonized migration data are required to inform effective migration management and…
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Protocol on Free Movement of Persons Endorsed at Ministerial Meeting

February 26, 2020
Feb 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM, Sudan): Ministers in charge of Internal Affairs and those in charge of Labour of Member States of…
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The IGAD Support Platform Launched at Refugee Forum Is Proof of Commitment to Progressive Refugee Policies by Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda.

December 16, 2019
Dec 16, 2019 (Geneva, Switzerland): Through the office of the IGAD Executive Secretary, H.E. Dr Workeneh Gebeyehu, IGAD Member States launched the IGAD regional…
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Preparatory Workshop for the Global Refugee Forum at Djibouti Palace Kempinski

November 27, 2019
Nov 27, 2019 (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Division of Health and Social Development of IGAD held a two-day Preparatory Workshop at…
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IGAD and IOM Convene In Search For Solutions for Return and Reintegration of Migrants

October 28, 2019
October 28, 2019 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), in partnership with the International Organisation for Migration…
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IGAD Member States to Finalise the Draft Protocol on Free Movement of Persons Next Month

October 19, 2019
Oct. 19, 2019 (ENTEBBE, Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on Oct. 17 closed the Second Rounds of Negotiations…
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IGAD Member States to Refine the Draft Protocol on Free Movement of Persons

October 14, 2019
Oct. 14, 2019 (ENTEBBE, Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning kick started the Second Rounds of Negotiations…