Friday, 24 03th 2017

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) joins the world in celebrating the World Humanitarian Day under the theme “ONE Humanity” and calls for more protection and dignity for the people affected by humanitarian crisis and adopts laws and policies that reduce their sufferings in order to attain its goal of improvement of the quality of life and prosperity of people in the IGAD region.


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15-08-2016 , Djibouti:
The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), His Excellency Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim this morning of August 15, 2016 received the Minister of International Cooperation of Sudan; His Excellency Dr. Kamal Hassan Ali and his delegation at the IGAD Secretariat in Djibouti.

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02-08-2016, Djibouti: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) reiterates its disappointment on the recent eruption of conflict in Juba and surrounding areas and is deeply concerned about reports of widespread and increased acts of conflict related sexual violence, especially rape (including gang rape) of women and girls in South Sudan.

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The Assembly of Heads of State and Government IGAD and the African Union Ad-hoc Committee on South Sudan, referred to as the IGAD Plus will this afternoon hold a Summit meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to deliberate on the prevailing situation in South Sudan.

The meeting will be chaired by H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and current Chairperson of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government with the attendance of Heads of State from the region and representatives from the UN, African Union, JMEC and IGAD.

A communique will be issued at the end of day.