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Somalia Endorses Its National Blue Economy (BE) Strategy

January 30, 2023 (MOGADISHU, Somalia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with the financial support of the Government of Sweden,…
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Plastic Waste Management along Djibouti Coastal Cities

January 26, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), alongside Djibouti Blue Economy Sectors representative experts, concluded a…
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Africa Agriculture Transformation Scorecard: Performance and Lessons

Introduction The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) was endorsed in 2003 as the flagship program of the African Union…
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Ethiopia Adopts a National Blue Economy Strategy in Line with IGAD Regional Blue Economy Strategy

December 19, 2022 (BAHIR DAR, Ethiopia): The Minister for Transport and Logistics of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, H.E…
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IGAD to Support Ethiopia Adopt a National Blue Economy Strategy

December 16, 2022 (BAHIR DAR, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today inaugurated a two-day workshop for the purpose…
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IGAD in Partnership with World Bank Launches its Groundwater for Resilience Project

December 9, (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with financial and technical support from the World Bank, officially…
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IGAD Land Commissions’ Workshop on Improving Land Governance in the Region

December 11, 2022 (MOMBASA, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in collaboration with the National Land Commissions of Kenya, South…
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Women’s Land Rights ARE Human Rights

Today, IGAD joins the rest of the world to commemorate the International Human Rights Day. Globally, the Human Rights Day…
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IGAD Trains on Integration of Blue Economy into National Development Plans

December 1, 2022 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) held a three-day Training on Coordination Mechanisms, Policy…
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Validation Meeting of the Djibouti Land Reform and Investment Plan 2022-2032

November 27, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) through its IGAD Land Governance Programme with support from…
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IGAD and Partners Launch a Regional Learning Network on Monitoring Nutrition Situation

November 23, 2022 (NAIROBI, Kenya): With food insecurity and malnutrition affecting many in the region it is important to seek…
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IGAD Blue Economy Steering Committee Meets for the First Time

Enhancing Blue Economy in the IGAD Member States for Biodiversity Conservations and Livelihood Diversification   November 9, 2022 (JUBA, South…
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IGAD Concludes its Regional Dialogue on the Third CAADP Biennial Review Meeting

November 2, 2022 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with the support of AUC/AUDA-NPAD and Alliance for…
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IGAD Ministers Commit to a Gender responsive and transformative Agenda on Land and Conflict

October 28, 2022 (KAMPALA, Uganda): Ministers responsible for Lands, Justice, and Environment from Member States of the Intergovernmental Authority on…
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The IGAD Land and Conflict Conference outcomes to inform discussions at the Ministerial Meeting

October 26, 2022 (KAMPALA, Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in collaboration with the International Development Law Organization (IDLO),…
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IGAD, IDLO and Partners Convene a Regional Dialogue around Land and Conflict Nexus

October 24, 2022 (KAMPALA, Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), in collaboration…
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Validation Workshop of the Studies on Socioeconomic and Capacity Need Assessment of fisheries in Omo-Lake Turkana Basin

October 19, 2022 (NAIVASHA, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), in partnership with the European Union and within the…
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Socioeconomic and Capacity Need Assessment of fisheries in Baro-Akobo-Sobat Basins Study Report Validation Workshop

October 12, 2022 (BISHOFTU, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development, in partnership with the European Union and within the framework…
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High-Level Regional Conference on Land and Conflict in the East and Horn of Africa

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), The International Development Law Organization (IDLO), Supporting Pastoralism and Agriculture in Recurrent and Protracted Crises (SPARC), and…
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Call for Papers – IGAD/IDLO High-Level Conference on Land and Conflict

Background The causes of instability in the Horn of Africa are multi-dimensional. Deficits in the rule of law combined with…
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Towards Regional Seed Trade in the Horn of Africa Region

The Horn of Africa is distinct among Africa’s sub-regions in terms of its agriculture, with sorghum, millet, wheat, teff, and…
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IGAD Strives for a better Coordination of Sustainable Fisheries Initiatives

August 18, 2022 (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) The representatives of 7 IGAD Member States met from 16 to 18 August 2022…
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International Youth Day 2022 Conference

Download Attached Concept Note and International Youth Day 2022 Booklet in PDF below. International-Youth-Day-2022_Concept note (2) International-Youth-Day-2022_Booklet-1
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IGAD Trains on Development of National Blue economy Strategy

July 31, 2022 (MOGADISHU, Somalia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today wrapped-up the IGAD Member States National Blue Economy…
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Call for Abstracts

THEME: Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World for All Ages TOPIC: The role of youths in responding to land governance, property…
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IGAD Promotes Sustainable Development in Sudan through Blue Economy

July 4, 2022, Sabaloga, River Nile State in Sudan. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today launched the National Validation Workshop…
Workshop Towards Policy Harmonisation of IGAD Seed Systems in Ethiopia
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Towards Policy Harmonisation of IGAD Seed Systems

June 21, 2022 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development today inaugurated a two-day workshop to validate the draft…
Building Capacity of Fishing Communities In South Sudan
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Building Capacity of Fishing Communities In South Sudan

June 12, 2022 (BOR, South Sudan): As part of the Ecofish Project, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) held a…

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Committee of Ambassadors Boosts IGAD Budget 2023 with 10% Increments

December 10, 2022, (BISHOFTU, Ethiopia): The Committee of Ambassadors of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development yesterday convened and endorsed the…
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IGAD Is Compliant to International Standards in Financial Reporting

Sept. 3, 2019 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Amb. (Eng) Mahboub Maalim, today…

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Electronic Waste (E-waste) Management Plan (Draft) The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Secretariat will manage environmental and social risks and…
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The Regional Trade Policy 2022-2026 of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development

"This IGAD Regional Trade Policy is an important step towards the realization of the aspirations of the IGAD Member States…
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IGAD Launches its Regional Trade Policy 2022-2026

September 15, 2022 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today launched the IGAD Regional Trade Policy 2022-2026 in…
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Impact of COVID-19 On Trade and Tourism in IGAD Region

COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the general normal life globally. The IGAD region has not been an exception to this calamity.…
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IGAD Secretariat Hosting African Development Bank Project Preparation Mission

March 29, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The IGAD Secretariat is hosting an African Development Bank (AfDB) mission to prepare the structuring of…
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Draft National AfCFTA Implementation Strategy for Sudan Reviewed and Validated by Stakeholders

Monday, February 14, 2022:  The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was launched in 2018 and ratified in Niger in…
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Region to Band together in Support of the IGAD Regional Infrastructure Master Plan

  November 26, 2021 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The roundtable conference to support the implementation of the IGAD Regional Infrastructure Master Plan was…
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Development Partners Round Table Conference for IGAD Regional Infrastructure Master Plan (IRIMP), November 23 – 25, 2021 Nairobi, Kenya

Development Partners’ Roundtable on IGAD Regional Infrastructure November 23-25, 2022 Development Partners’ Roundtable on IGAD Regional Infrastructure November 23-25, 2022…
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Regional Integration In Africa – The Case Of IGAD

The Case of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Across the globe, integration has become an essential feature of today’s…
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IGAD Business Forum Convene In Addis Ababa

The 5th IGAD Business Forum Meeting opened in Addis Ababa at Intercontinental hotel this morning with representation from the African…
Joint Steering Committee Meeting in Uganda
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IGAD Member States Scrutinise Regional Infrastructure Master Plan

Oct. 21, 2019 (ENTEBBE, Uganda): The Director of the Economic Cooperation & Regional Integration Division of the Intergovernmental Authority on…
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IGAD Wrap-ups Development Studies of Djibouti-Juba-Addis-Kampala Corridor

15 May 2019, NAIROBI (Kenya): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), H.E. Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim,…
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IGAD Signs Contract for the Development of Regional Infrastructure Master Plan

30-04-2018, Nairobi (Kenya): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development today signed the contract for the commencement of…
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IGAD Holds Consultations on the Protocol on Free Movement of Persons With Experts of the Government of South Sudan

24-04-2018, Kampala (Uganda): The Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Sudan, H.E. Dr Martin Elia Lomoru, and the Minister for…
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IGAD Hosts the Coordination Meeting of Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Organizations

11/12/2017, Djibouti (Djibouti): The Stakeholder’s Meeting on the Sub-regional Coordination Mechanism (SRCM) for Eastern and Southern Africa, which is being…
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IGAD Economies Scrutinized with Focus on Youth Involvement

24-09-2017, Khartoum (Sudan): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in partnership with the Horn Economic and Social Policy Institute (HESPI)…
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IGAD Promotes Tourism in the Region

21-08-2017, Djibouti (Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning launched the IGAD Tourism Statistics Workshop for Strengthening of…
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IGAD Member States Consult on a Data Sharing Arrangement

02-08-2017, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia): The Director of Agriculture and Environment Division of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Mr. Mohamed…
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IGAD Business Leaders Convene General Meeting in Mombasa

11-07-2017, Mombasa (Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development this morning opened the 4th IGAD Business Forum (IBF) Bi-annual General Meeting…
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IGAD Launches Consultations on Establishing a Regional Health Data Base

10-07-2017, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority in Development (IGAD) yesterday opened a Stakeholder Engagement and Orientation Workshop on Regional…
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IGAD and AWF Sign an MOU

Nairobi, Kenya, 5 April 2017 – The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) have signed…
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Kenya’s Minister opens IGAD Infrastructure Master Plan Workshop in Nairobi

16-08-2016, Nairobi, Kenya – A two day validation workshop for Terms of Reference (TORS) for the development of IGAD Infrastructure…
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IGAD and UNECA meet to consult on the formulation of a Capacity Development Strategy

03-08-2016, Djibouti: A consultation meeting was this morning held at the IGAD Secretariat in Djibouti to discuss the formulation of…
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IGAD and UNECA Enhance Staff Capacity Building

3-05-2016. Djibouti - IGAD senior management are holding a 5 day workshop with United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UN…
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IGAD Secretariat successfully hosts the African Development Bank Appraisal Mission

                  This week the IGAD Secretariat received the African Development Bank (AfDB)…
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IGAD, Partners and Member States Call for Harmonization and Collaboration of Regional Medicines Regulation

Khartoum, Sudan 26-4-2016: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) together with Member States and partners are meeting for the 2nd…
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IGAD Embarks on Mobilizing Resources for a Regional Cancer Centre

  HE Dr. Amir addressing the audience during the opening ceremnoy Addis Ababa, 20-04-2016: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)…
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Addis Hosts Resource Mobilization Conference for IGAD Regional Cancer Centre

Fathia Alwan, PM - IGAD Health and Social Affairs addressing media during the press conference Addis Ababa, 19-04-2016: To mobilize…
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IGAD and WHO Officials Chart Out Way Forward on Regional Medicines Regulation

Djibouti, 06-11-2015: Senior officials of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the World Health Organization (WHO) held a joint…

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3rd State of the IGAD Region Address Workneh Gebeyehu, (Ph.D) Executive Secretary Wednesday, 1st February 2023

Salutations Your Excellency, Principal Secretary, State Department for Foreign Affairs Republic of Kenya; Your Excellencies, the distinguished Members of the…
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Plastic Waste Management along Djibouti Coastal Cities

January 26, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), alongside Djibouti Blue Economy Sectors representative experts, concluded a…
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IGAD Commends Uganda for Successfully Containing Ebola Outbreak

January 12, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, is delighted…
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South Sudan: IGAD Calls for De-Escalation of Tension and Violence in Upper Nile

December 26, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti) The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Dr Workneh Gebeyehu is extremely…
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IGAD Benefits Support from the European Union, Germany and Sweden for Migration and Refugees Management

December 11, 2022 (BISHOFTU, Ethiopia): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, today signed…
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Committee of Ambassadors Boosts IGAD Budget 2023 with 10% Increments

December 10, 2022, (BISHOFTU, Ethiopia): The Committee of Ambassadors of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development yesterday convened and endorsed the…
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Trilateral Mechanism Statement on the Signing of a Political Framework Agreement

December 5, 2022: The Trilateral Mechanism- United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), African Union (AU), and the…
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The 48th IGAD Council of Ministers Successfully Concluded in Khartoum, Sudan

November 30, 2022 (KHARTOUM, Sudan) The 48th Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers session concluded successfully in Khartoum,…
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Signing of the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement – Ethiopia.

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development was actively engaged in the peace negotiations between the Federal Government of Ethiopia and the…
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Ethiopia: IGAD Executive Secretary Congratulates Parties to the Conflict on the Signing of the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement

November 2, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, congratulates the…
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IGAD Executive Secretary Discussed Durable Solutions for refugees with UNHCR Deputy High Commissioner in Geneva

October 11, 2022 (Geneva, Switzerland): Dr.  Workneh Gebeyehu, Executive Secretary, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and Ms Gillian Triggs, United…
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IGAD Condemns Criminal Attack on the Djibouti Army 

October 8, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, condemns in…
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IGAD Calls for Swift Response to the Uganda Ebola Outbreak

September 27, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Dr Workneh Gebeyehu is following the…
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Taking Regional Priorities to UNGA and Enhancing Partnerships Towards Achieving Shared Strategic Priorities.

September 24, 2022, (NEW YORK, U.S.A): The Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) mission to the 77th session of the United…
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IGAD Executive Secretary, Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, Arrives in New York for the UNGA 77

September 20, 2022, (NEW YORK, U.S.A): IGAD Executive Secretary, Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, Arrives in New York for the 77th Session…
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IGAD Welcomes Ethiopia Parties Commitment to Ceasefire and Mediation

September 12, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, is following…
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Most Challenges in IGAD Lead to Migration and Displacement

September 1, 2022 (Djibouti Ville, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, inaugurated the 3rd Regional…
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IGAD Executive Secretary Call for Immediate Cessation of Hostilities.

August 24, 2022 (Djibouti, Djibouti) The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Dr Workneh Gebeyehu is profoundly…
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IGAD and UNDP to Collaborate on Cross-border Development in the Horn of Africa

August 18, 2022 (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) have entered…
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Communiqué of the 8th IDDRSI Platform General Assembly

IGAD DROUGHT DISASTER PLATFORM COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE 8TH IDDRSI PLATFORM GENERAL ASSEMBLY 22nd July 2022, Skylight Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia…
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IGAD Convenes its Drought Initiative Platform Meetings amidst Severe Drought in the Region

July 18, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, today inaugurated…
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IGAD Executive Secretary is Pleased to Announce the Forthcoming Deployment of an IGAD EOM to Kenya Elections

July 14, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) will deploy an election observer mission to the Republic…
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IGAD Senior Management Goes on a Retreat

July 9, 2022 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, officiated a three-day…

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Women’s Land Rights ARE Human Rights

Today, IGAD joins the rest of the world to commemorate the International Human Rights Day. Globally, the Human Rights Day…
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Support Women Entrepreneurs in IGAD Region to Build Skills 

November 23, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti) - The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Secretariat, in partnership with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Institute…
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The IGAD 2022 Gender and Resilience Knowledge Share Fair

September 1, 2022 (Mombasa, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) through its IGAD Drought Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Initiative (IDDRSI)…
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Induction Training for Ethiopia Ministry of Women and Social Affairs.

April 8, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): IGAD Secretariat in partnership with UNDP Regional Center Service for Africa (RCSA) yesterday concluded a two-day…
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Induction Training at Ethiopia Ministry of Women and Social Affairs

April 7, 2022 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in collaboration with IGAD Secretariat and…
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IGAD Trains on Gender and Development

24-06-2018, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia): The Gender Unit of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today concluded a three-day training workshop…
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Training Workshop On Monitoring Of Agreements For Sudanese Women And Youth

March 14-16, 2021 (Khartoum, Sudan): A training workshop on Monitoring of agreements for women and youth of Sudan that is organized…
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IGAD Women, Peace And Security Forum Discusses Priorities To Promote Sustainable Peace In The Region

25 January 2021 (Entebbe, Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Women, Peace and Security Forum (IWPSF) this morning started…
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Strategic Thinking Workshop For Empowering Sudanese Women

Towards a Common Position on increased inclusion, participation and representation in Peace Processes and Peacebuilding (more…)
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IGAD Ministers of Gender Convene to Gauge UNSCR 1325 and 1820 Implementations Progress

Dec. 11, 2019 (ENTEBBE, Uganda): The Ministers of Gender and women Affairs together with responsible for Peace/Security/Defence from Member States…
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IGAD HOLDING A STRATEGIC THINKING WORKSHOP WITH SOUTH SUDANESE WOMEN FOR A COMMON AGENDA FOR THE TRANSITIONAL PERIOD

8-10-2019: Nairobi, Kenya: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Mediation Support Unit (MSU) in partnership with the African Centre for…
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IGAD Holds A Regional Training To Enhance Institutional Capacity in Security Sector Development and Women Empowerment

28.08.2019 (Entebbe, Uganda): The IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP) have today concluded a 3-day training conducted to contribute and…
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Gender Responsive Training Workshop

June 26,20119 (Mombasa, Kenya): The IGAD Mediation Support Unit in conjunction with the IGAD Gender Program and in collaboration with the African…
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IGAD ENHANCES CAPACITIES OF WOMEN FROM SOUTH SUDAN IN CONFLICT PREVENTION AND RESOLUTION THROUGH TRAINING

27 May 2019 (Kampala) Uganda: The IGAD’s Mediation Support Unit (MSU) in its efforts to enhance the role and participation…
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Regional Training on the Role of Women in Countering Terrorism Concluded

25 April 2019, Entebbe, Uganda:  IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP), with support from the European Union Trust Fund (EUTF)…
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IGAD SSP Kicksoff a Regional Training on the Role of Women in Countering Terrorism

22 April 2019, Entebbe, Uganda:  IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP), with support from the European Union Trust Fund (EUTF)…
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IGAD Pushes for Implementation of UN Resolutions on Women’s Empowerment

07-12-2017, Kampala (Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning opened the Regional Policy Consultative Workshop on the Implementation…
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IGAD Seeks Gender Inclusiveness in Peace Making and Peace Building

23-11-2017, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia): The Director of Peace & Security Division of the Intergovernmental on Development (IGAD), Ambassador Tewolde Gebremeskel,…
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Gender Mainstreaming of IDDRSSI

(27 May 2014 – Addis Ababa) A two technical workshop on Knowledge Management for gender mainstreaming in IGAD’s drought resilience…
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Regional March 8 International Women Day Celebration at IGAD

On the occasion of March 8 International Women’s Day, celebrated worldwide for many decades now, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development…
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The Seventh Regional Steering Committee Meeting of the Africa UNiTE Campaign Meets in Djibouti on December 12-13

Djibouti, 12-12-2013: The Seventh Regional Steering Committee Meeting of the Africa UNiTE Campaign to End Violence against Women and Girls…
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IGAD STAFF CONCLUDE GENDER MAINSTREAMING TRAINING

Khartoum, Sudan: After four days of extensive training, IGAD staff drawn from the Secretariat and Specialized offices returned to their…
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IGAD STAFF GO BEYOND AFFIRMATIVE ACTIONS IN GENDER EQUALITY

Khartoum, Sudan: Starting yesterday, Wednesday 24th April 2013, about fifty core staff of IGAD Secretariat and Specialized offices convened in…
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Technical Review Meeting on Gender Policy

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Secretariat has conducted a Technical Review Meeting of the Revisited and Updated IGAD Gender…
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Follow up Meeting of the IGAD Women in Business Conference

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Secretariat has conducted a Follow up Meeting of the IGAD Women in Business Conference…
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Regional Conference on Women and Peace Begins in Addis Ababa

(IGAD-Addis Ababa) Women leaders from IGAD Member States have gathered in Addis Ababa to assess the achievements and challenges of…
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The Sixth meeting of Ministers in charge of Women/Gender Affairs of IGAD Member States

The Sixth meeting of Ministers in charge of Women/Gender Affairs of IGAD Member States was convened from 29th to 30th…
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Together We Rise to Attain Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

We the Ministers in charge of Women and Gender Affairs of the IGAD sub-region convening in Addis Ababa to review…

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IGAD kicks-off a Capacity Building workshop on Refugee Protection and Management

January 24, 2023 (ADAMA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today kicked-off a three day Capacity Building workshop on…
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IGAD and IUA Grant Scholarships to Students with Refugee Status

On the occasion of the 48th Session of the Council Ministers, on 30th November 2022 in Khartoum, the Executive Secretary…
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IGAD carried out workshop on Djibouti Multi-Sectorial National Coordination for Migration

January 18, 2023 (ARTA, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), today, has carried out the 1st Multi-Sectorial Workshop of the…
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A Development Approach to Forced Displacement: Transforming Refugee Spaces Through Targeted Development

The IGAD region is grappling with forced displacement crises of staggering proportions. Conict, drought and persecution have driven some of…
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Kampala Declaration on Jobs, Livelihoods, and Self-Reliance

In March 2017, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Special Summit on Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees and Reintegration of…
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Djibouti Declaration on Quality Education

In March 2017, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Special Summit on Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees and Reintegration of…
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IGAD Held its 2nd Meeting of the Board of IGAD Council of Higher Education

December 11, 2022 (ARTA, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) held the Second Meeting of the Board of IGAD…
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IGAD Benefits Support from the European Union, Germany and Sweden for Migration and Refugees Management

December 11, 2022 (BISHOFTU, Ethiopia): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, today signed…
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IGAD Holds the 6th EU-COVID-19 Programme Steering Committee

December 8, (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with support from the European Union and the German Government…
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IGAD Commences a Somalia National Dialogue on Forced Displacement

December 5, 2022 (MOGADISHU, Somalia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) commenced a three-day meeting to promote exchanges and foster…
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EQUALIZE – WORLD AIDS DAY 2022

IGAD join celebrating the World AIDS Day 2022 in all IGAD - supported refugee camps (54 sites) and IGAD –…
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IGAD Launches a COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign among Truck Drivers on the Ethio-Djibouti Trade Corridors

November 27, 2022, (PK12, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with support from the European Union through the EU-IGAD…
Health & Social DevelopmentMigration

IGAD Concluded Training for Member States Labour Attachés in Gulf Countries

November 25, 2022,( ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development(IGAD)  in collaboration with the International Labour Organization(ILO ) concluded…
Health & Social Development

IGAD Health Management Information System Experts meet to bolster Regional Disease Surveillance for pandemic preparedness and response in the IGAD Region

November 24, 2022 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The IGAD-GIZ Digital Health Project team in collaboration with Health Management Information System (HMIS) Experts Ministries…
Health & Social DevelopmentMigration

IGAD – ILO launched a first regional Training Workshop for Labour Attachés on Labour Migration Governance

November 21, 2022, (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and International Labour Organization (ILO) launched a first…
Health & Social Development

IGAD Member State National Policy Facilitators get oriented on their role in the Implementation and Domestication of Regional Health Data Sharing Policy Framework

November 21, 2022 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The IGAD – GIZ’s Digital Health Project team this morning kicked off a meeting with the…
Health & Social Development

IGAD Concluded National Coordination Mechanism Workshop on Migration

November 16, 2022 (JUBA, South Sudan):  The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) concluded the three-day workshop on National Coordination Mechanism…
Migration

IGAD Celebrates Africa Statistics Day

Today all National Statistics Offices across Africa celebrate African Statistics Day, whose theme is "Strengthening data system by modernising the production…
Health & Social DevelopmentMigration

IGAD Commenced Deliberations on National Coordination Mechanism on Migration in South Sudan

November 14, 2022 (JUBA, South Sudan):  The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in collaboration with the government of South Sudan…
Health & Social Development

IGAD-GIZ Digital Health Team Benchmarks with the Ministry of Health of Ethiopia on Digital Health Investment

November 2, 2022 (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia): The IGAD-Health Digitalization team in collaboration with GIZ/BMZ on October 31, 2022 embarked on…
Health & Social DevelopmentMigration

3rd IGAD Regional Scientific Conference on Migration and Displacement

November 1, 2022 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today inaugurated the 3rd IGAD Regional Scientific Conference on…
Education & YouthHealth & Social Development

IGAD opened Regional Forum on the Kampala Declaration

October 24, 2022 (Nairobi, Kenya):  The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) opened a regional Forum on the Kampala Declaration, under…
Health & Social DevelopmentMigration

3rd IGAD Scientific Conference on Migration and Displacement

   |      IGAD Scientific Conference is to bring together researchers, policy makers, practitioners and international institutions to share…
Education & YouthHealth & Social Development

Regional Workshop for the Validation of the IGAD Regional Qualifications Framework

October 19, 2022 (ENTEBBE, Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) convenes regional Workshop for the Validation of the IGAD…
HealthHealth & Social Development

IGAD is Cognisant of the Imminent Risk Posed by the Ongoing Ebola Outbreak

October 12, 2022 (KAMPALA, Uganda):  A High–level Emergency Ministerial meeting held on Cross-border Collaboration for Preparedness and Response to Ebola…
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IGAD Executive Secretary Discussed Durable Solutions for refugees with UNHCR Deputy High Commissioner in Geneva

October 11, 2022 (Geneva, Switzerland): Dr.  Workneh Gebeyehu, Executive Secretary, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and Ms Gillian Triggs, United…
Health & Social DevelopmentMigration

IGAD – UNCDF Regional meeting deliberated on the road map of Harmonization of Remittance Policies in the member states

October 4, 2022 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)…
Health & Social DevelopmentMigration

IGAD and ANE Launch Joint Refugee Solutions Project

September 30, 2022 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia):The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and Action for the Needy in Ethiopia (ANE) Launched…

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Peace and Security

IGAD Launches New Media Network to Boost Peace and Security Reporting in the Region

December 14, 2022 (Bishoftu, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the eight-member regional economic community in the East and…
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IGAD SSP Conducted a Regional Sensitisation Workshop on Security Threats of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) (drones) and Other Emerging Technologies

December 10, 2022 (BISHOFTU, Ethiopia): IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP) has successfully conducted a regional sensitization workshop on security…
Peace and Security

IGAD Builds Capacities of the Council of the IGAD Youth Peace Forum

December 5-7, 2022 (BISHOFTU, Ethiopia): IGAD Peace and Security Division just concluded a 3- Day capacity building training workshop for…
Peace and SecurityRESGAS

COMMUNIQUÉ – 5th Session of the IGAD Taskforce on the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden

The IGAD Special Taskforce on the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden concluded a capacity-building training on the Red Sea…
Peace and Security

Regional Training Workshop for National Human Right Institutions of IGAD Member States.

IGAD Political Affairs Program (PAP) of the Peace and Security Division (PSD) concludes a 4-days training Workshop for National Human…
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Signing of the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement – Ethiopia.

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development was actively engaged in the peace negotiations between the Federal Government of Ethiopia and the…
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A Capacity-Building Workshop for Women in Refugee Camps on Mediation Skills and Transfer of Knowledge in Order to Work as Mediators in their Own Rights.

October 12-14, 2022 (KAMPALA, Uganda): Intergovernmental Authority on  Development  (IGAD), Mediation Support Unit (MSU) organized a capacity-building workshop for women…
Peace and Security

IGAD- Peace and Security Division Builds Capacities on Post Conflict Reconstruction and Development (PCRD) for Member States.

October 12-15, 2022 (ADAMA, Ethiopia): IGAD- Peace and Security Division kicks off a 4-day workshop on 12th October 2022, to…
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IGAD and Ireland Sign Funding Agreement to Support Peace in South Sudan

September 30, 2022 ( ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development ( IGAD) and  the Government of Ireland Embassy…
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IGAD SSP Holds a Regional Training Workshop on Security Sector Reform (SSR) and Disarmament, Demobilisation, and Reintegration (DDR) Policy Frameworks

September 22, 2022 (JUBA, South Sudan): The IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP) has successfully conducted a Regional Training Workshop…
Peace and Security

IGAD joins the rest of the world in celebrating International Day of Peace

#IGAD joins the rest of the world in celebrating #PeaceDay #InternationalPeaceDay #internationaldayofpeace2022 #internationaldayofpeace
Peace and Security

IGAD PSD Organized Capacity Building Training on Post Conflict Peace Building for Religious, Community and Youth Leaders

SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 (Adama, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Peace and Security Division concluded three-day capacity building training…
Peace and SecurityPRESS RELEASE

IGAD Welcomes the Graduation of the First Batch of the South Sudan Unified Forces

September 1, 2022 (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) wishes to congratulate the Revitalised Transitional Government of National…
IGAD Security Sector ProgramPeace and Security

IGAD SSP Holds A National Training to Ethiopia Federal Police on Security, Intelligence, and Risk Analysis against Transnational Security Threats (TSTs)

28 August 2022 (Sendafa, Ethiopia): The IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP) has successfully conducted a six day National Training…
Peace and SecurityPRESS RELEASE

Preliminary Statement of the IGAD Election Observation Mission to the 9 August 2022 General Elections in Kenya

I. Introduction of IGAD EOM: At the invitation of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) of the Republic of…
Peace and SecurityPRESS RELEASE

IGAD election observers depart for deployment sites

August 7, 2022 (NAIROBI, Kenya) : H.E. Dr. Mulatu Teshome, Head of the IGAD short-term Election Observation Mission (IGADEOM) to…
Peace and SecurityPRESS RELEASE

Joint pre-election statement on the 9 August 2022 elections in Kenya

We, the Heads of the international election observation and expert missions in Kenya, have been following preparations for the 9…
Peace and SecurityPRESS RELEASE

Head of IGAD Election Observation Mission H.E. Dr. Mulatu Teshome arrives in Kenya

August 2, 2022, (NAIROBI, Kenya): H.E. Dr. Mulatu Teshome, former president of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has arrived…
Mediation SupportPeace and Security

Training Workshop on Resource Mobilisation for Civil Society Organisations

25-27July2022 (Nairobi, Kenya) IGAD Mediation Support Unit (MSU)/Mission to south Sudan organised a three-day training on resource mobilisation for NGOs/civil…
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IGAD SSP Kicked off a National Training on the Nexus between Illegal Migration and Terrorism

July 19, 2022 (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Director General of the National Police of Djibouti Colonel Abdourahman Ali Kahin officially opened…
IGAD Security Sector ProgramPeace and Security

IGAD SSP Holds a Regional Training on Investigating and Prosecuting Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

July 1, 2022 (Entebbe, Uganda): The IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP) has successfully conducted a five days Regional Training…
Mediation SupportPeace and SecurityUncategorized

Training on Negotiation Skills Engaging the Negotiating Team of the Government of Republic of Sudan

June 27,  2022 (ENTEBBE, Uganda): IGAD Mediation Support Unit (MSU) Conducted a four-day strategic thinking workshop for Sudanese negotiators active…
IGAD Peace and security division heads meeting in Mombasa
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IGAD to Roll out Peace and Security Sector Strategy 2025

June 18, 2022 (Mombasa, Kenya) IGAD Executive Secretary Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, Director of Peace and Security Division Hon. Siraj Fegessa…
IGAD SSP training in Uganda
IGAD Security Sector ProgramPeace and Security

IGAD SSP Holds a Regional Training on the Application of Mutual Legal Assistance and Extradition Frameworks

June 16, 2022 (Entebbe, Uganda): The IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP) has successfully conducted a Regional Training on the…
MSU Workshop in Ethopia
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Experience Sharing in Support of African Inter-Party Dialogue Mechanisms

May 12, 2022 (ADAMA, Ethiopia): The Mediation Support Unit held a 3-day experience sharing workshop in support of Inter-Party Dialogue…
International Day of Multilateralism and diplomacy for peace
Peace and Security

Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace in Somalia- Gains and Prospects

As we celebrate the International Day for Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, we are hereby highlighting the undeniable added value…
IGAD MSU Unit workshop
Mediation SupportPeace and Security

Consultative Workshop with The Technical Committee Members of The Commission for Truth, Reconciliation and Healing (Tc-Ctrh) of The Republic of South Sudan

09.04.2022 The IGAD Mediation Support Unit (MSU) held a 3-day consultative workshop with members of the Technical Committee of the…