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IGAD concludes a 2-Day orientation Workshop for South Sudan Parliamentary committees on the Draft National Land Policy

May 23, 2024 (JUBA: South Sudan): With financial support from the Swedish Embassy, the IGAD Land Governance Programme organized a…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Blue Economy

Regional Workshop on Promoting Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) Establishment and Effective management in the IGAD Member States

May 15, 2024 (MOMBASA, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), through its Blue Economy Section, together with the Blue…
Agriculture and EnvironmentEnvironment ProtectionKenyaPRESS RELEASEPress ReleasesThe Executive Secretary

IGAD Secretariat’s statement on the ongoing heavy rains and subsequent floods across the region particularly in Kenya

April 26, 2024 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) extends profound solidarity to the people and government of…
Agriculture and EnvironmentEnvironment Protection

A Call to Collective Action for Global Environmental Conservation

Today, as the world unites to celebrate International Mother Earth Day, under the theme “Plastics vs Planet” we reflect on…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Blue Economy

IGAD Strengthens Somalia’s National Blue Economy (BE) Coordination Platform.

April 17, 2024 (Mogadishu, Somalia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), through its Blue Economy Section, together with the Ministry…
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IGAD Strengthening National Blue Economy platforms for Land-Linked Member States

March 29, 2024 (Juba, Juba): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with financial support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation…
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Advancing Water Security in the IGAD Region.

Introduction The IGAD region, facing the critical issues of water scarcity and climate change, is advancing water security through the…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Blue Economy

IGAD Strengthens Member States National Blue Economy (BE) Coordination Platforms

March 12, 2024 (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) through its Blue Economy Programme, with financial support…
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Preserving Biodiversity: The Horn of Africa’s Battle Against Illegal Wildlife Trade and the Innovative Solutions of HAWEN and TWIX

THEME: Connecting People and Planet: The Horn of Africa (HoA) boasts an extraordinary array of biodiversity, featuring rare and endemic…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Blue Economy

IGAD Organized a Consultative Meeting on Strengthening Kenya’s National Blue Economy Coordination Platform (NBECP)

February 28, 2024 (NAIVASHA, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with the project “Enhancing Blue Economy in the IGAD…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Land Governance

IGAD Land Governance Twinning Exercise between Uganda and Ethiopia

February 15, 2024 (Kampala, Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) through its Land Governance Unit with the financial support from…
Agriculture and Environment

The Regional Pastoralism Day and Expo

February 1, 2024 (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia): The IGAD Center for Pastoral Areas and Livestock Development (ICPALD) in collaboration with Ethiopia’s…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Blue Economy

IGAD holds a meeting on Uganda’s National Blue Economy Coordination Platform (NBECP)

February 16, 2024 (ENTEBBE, Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development, in collaboration with the Swedish Government (SIDA), convened a two-day…
Agriculture and Environmentfood security

Launching of Food Systems Resilience Program for Eastern and Southern Africa

February 2, 2024 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Food Systems Resilience Programme for Eastern and Southern Africa has been launched by…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Blue Economy

Regional Media Training for Blue Economy Experts and Journalists

February 11, 2024 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), through its Blue Economy project financed by the Government…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Land Governance

The 13th IGAD Land Governance Program Steering Committee (PSC)

January 25, 2024 (Kampala, Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) through its Land Governance Unit held a two-day Programme…
Agriculture and EnvironmentGenderIGAD Land GovernanceUncategorized

Advocating for Gender-Responsive Climate Solutions Amidst Women’s Rights Challenges

IGAD joins the rest of the world in commemorating International Human Rights Day, marking the conclusion of the 16 Days…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Land Governance

IGAD, with support from the German Government, launches a project aimed at improving land governance in the IGAD Region

December 3, 2023, (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with the support of the German Government, launches a…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Blue Economy

Regional Youth Awareness Creation Training on Blue Economy and Healthy Aquatic Ecosystems

November 24, 2023 (JUBA, South Sudan): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) yesterday wrapped-up Regional Youth Awareness Creation Training on…
Agriculture and EnvironmentTransboundary Water Management

Enhanced Groundwater Management and Collaboration in the Horn of Africa

November 23, 2023 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) yesterday concluded a three-day learning event that brought together…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Blue Economy

IGAD Blue Economy Project’s Steering Committee Gauges Implementation Progress

October 27, 2023 (ENTEBBE, Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) yesterday wrapped-up its Blue Economy Project’s 2nd Steering Committee…
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Gender and Power Analysis and Stakeholder Meetings Held in Kotido and Kampala, Uganda

October 06, 2023 (Kotido - Kampala, Uganda): IGAD organised a stakeholder meeting for actors implementing Gender and Climate change actions…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Land Governance

IGAD Concludes a Gender and Power Analysis in the Context of Climate Change in Mandera County, Kenya

September 22, 2023 (MANDERA, Kenya): As part of a two-year project implemented with support from Africa Climate Change Fund and…
Agriculture and EnvironmentEnvironment ProtectionIGAD Blue Economy

Validation Workshop on the Inventory of Pollutants in the IGAD Coastal Member States

September 22, 2023 (ARTA, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) yesterday concluded a regional Validation Workshop on the Inventory…
Agriculture and EnvironmentEnvironment ProtectionIGAD Blue Economy

IGAD-Promoting the Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Resources

September 1, 2023 (NAIVASHA, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) yesterday concluded a regional workshop for the validation of…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Blue Economy

Enhancing Gender Sensitivity in Blue Economy in IGAD Coastal Countries

August 7, 2023 (MOGADISHU, Somalia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development, through its Agriculture and Environment Division in collaboration with the…
Agriculture and EnvironmentEnvironment Protection

Animal Health and Dryland Agriculture Students Graduate from IGAD Veterinary School

June 28, 2023 (SHEIKH, Somaliland): The IGAD Sheikh Technical Veterinary School (IGAD STVS) held its 17th graduation ceremony for the…
Agriculture and Environmentfood security

IGAD Validates its Regional Food Safety Strategy

June 20, 2023 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Blue Economy

IGAD, AU-IBAR and ECOFISH Programme Jointly Organized Blue Economy Knowledge Share Fair

June 16, 2023 (MOMBASA, Kenya): Over 200 representatives from more than 20 organizations, dedicatedto Africa's thriving blue economy sector, including…
Agriculture and Environmentfood security

Today, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) joins the rest of the world to commemorate the World Food Safety Day:…

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IGAD Ambassadors Unanimously Endorse 2024 Budget, Signal Expansion with New Headquarters.

December 21, 2023, (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Committee of Ambassadors of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) unanimously endorsed the…
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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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IGAD launches the Djibouti-Ethiopia train caravan to promote regional integration

July 2, 2023 (NAGAD, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority  on  Development (IGAD)  has launched Djibouti-Ethiopia railway caravan for the promotion of…
Economic Cooperation

IGAD and AfDB Collaborate for Renewable Energy for the Region

March 16, 2023 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with the financial support of the African Development…
Economic CooperationInfrastructure Project

Eastern Africa Regional Digital Integration Project (P176181)

Electronic Waste (E-waste) Management Plan The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Secretariat will manage environmental and social risks and impacts…
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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…
Impact of Covid-19 on Education systems in the IGAD region
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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.…
IGAD Secretariat Hosting African Development Bank Project Preparation
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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…
Economic CooperationInfrastructure Project

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…
Building the Africa we want
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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…
IGAD Business Forum Convene In Addis Ababa
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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
Economic CooperationInfrastructure Project

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…
Transport steering committee Ethiopia
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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…
Infrastructure project
Economic CooperationTrade Industry & Tourism

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…
Economic Cooperation

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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Economic CooperationTrade Industry & Tourism

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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Economic CooperationInfrastructure Project

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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Economic CooperationTrade Industry & Tourism

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…
Economic Cooperation

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…
IGAD press end
Economic CooperationTrade Industry & Tourism

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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Economic CooperationInfrastructure Project

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…
Economic CooperationInfrastructure Project

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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Statement of the IGAD Executive Secretary on the Escalating Conflict in El Fasher, Sudan.

May 15, 2024, (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, expresses profound…
Executive SecretaryPRESS RELEASEThe Executive Secretary

Uganda Signs the IGAD Free Movement Of Persons Protocol

May 14, 2024 (KAMPALA, Uganda): A pivotal moment was witnessed today in Uganda as the Republic of Uganda signed the…
Agriculture and EnvironmentEnvironment ProtectionKenyaPRESS RELEASEPress ReleasesThe Executive Secretary

IGAD Secretariat’s statement on the ongoing heavy rains and subsequent floods across the region particularly in Kenya

April 26, 2024 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) extends profound solidarity to the people and government of…
Press ReleasesThe Executive Secretary

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ratifies the New IGAD Treaty.

April 19, 2024 (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is pleased to announce the ratification of the new…
Press ReleasesThe Executive Secretary

Statement by the IGAD Executive Secretary on the First Anniversary of the Sudan Conflict

On the occasion of the one-year anniversary of the protracted conflict in the Republic of Sudan, the Executive Secretary of…
Education & YouthHealth & Social DevelopmentThe Executive Secretary

IGAD Regional Scholarship for Refugees, Returnees, and IDPs

April 4, 2024 (Djibouti City, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) proudly announces the second call for applications for…
IGAD Official Press Release
Executive SecretaryPRESS RELEASEThe Executive Secretary

IGAD Executive Secretary Stands in Solidarity with Djibouti Amidst Recent Floods, Calls for Regional Collaboration on Climate Resilience

March 29, 2024 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, expresses heartfelt…
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Strengthening Regional Ties and Peace Efforts: H.E. Dr. Workneh’s Diplomatic Mission in South Sudan

Between March 26th and March 29th, 2024, H.E. Dr. Workneh Workneh, the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development…
IGAD Official Press Release
Peace and SecurityPRESS RELEASEThe Executive Secretary

IGAD and Japan Unite for Peace and Stability in Sudan

March 19, 2024 (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the Government of Japan have officially signed a…
Peace and SecurityPRESS RELEASEThe Executive Secretary

IGAD Executive Secretary, H.E. Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, to Embark on an Official Visit to the Republic of South Sudan

March 27, 2024 (Djibouti, Djibouti): This week, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Executive Secretary, HE Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, will…
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IGAD Executive Secretary Announces the Appointment of Hon. Lawrence Korbandy as Special Envoy for Sudan.

March 26, 2024 (Djibouti, Djibouti): Following the resolution of the 41st Extraordinary Summit of the IGAD Assembly and in consultation…
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The EU-IGAD Partnership Dialogue in Djibouti

The European Union and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) launched their first comprehensive partnership dialogue today in Djibouti, marking…
Education & YouthHealth & Social DevelopmentPeace and SecurityThe Executive Secretary

IGAD Delegation at the 37th African Union Summit: Advancing Regional Priorities and Strengthening Partnerships

Introduction: The recently concluded 37th African Union (AU) Summit held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, marked a significant moment for the…
The Executive Secretary

Transformative Waves: World Radio Day 2024. Unveiling Radio’s Power as a Medium of Change in the IGAD Region

World Radio Day 2024 resonates with the impactful theme, "Radio: A Century Informing, Entertaining, and Educating," emphasising the profound influence…
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The 42nd ExtraOrdinary Session of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government

The 42nd ExtraOrdinary Session of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government is set to convene in the…
Administration & FinanceThe Executive Secretary

IGAD Ambassadors Unanimously Endorse 2024 Budget, Signal Expansion with New Headquarters.

December 21, 2023, (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Committee of Ambassadors of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) unanimously endorsed the…
Peace and SecurityThe Executive Secretary

Extra-Ordinary Summit of IGAD Heads of State and Government

Extra-Ordinary Summit of IGAD Heads of State and Government DJIBOUTI, Djibouti 09 December 2023 Venue : Kempinski Hotel, Djibouti Time:…
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IGAD Awards Media Practitioners for Excellent Reporting on Drought Effects and Resilience Building 

November 29, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) held the awarding ceremony for its Media Awards 2023…
Press ReleasesThe Executive Secretary

Statement of the IGAD Executive Secretary on the Government of Ethiopia and Oromo Liberation Army Talks

November 22, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, acknowledges the…
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IGAD to Co-Facilitate the Sudan Humanitarian Ceasefire Talks in Jeddah

October 27, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), is currently in…
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IGAD Launches Institutional Capacity Building Programme for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment (GEWE).

September 6, 2023 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)   Gender Department officially inaugurates its Institutional Capacity Building for…
Executive SecretaryPRESS RELEASEThe Executive Secretary

IGAD Executive Secretary to Attend the 78th Session of the UN General Assembly 

September 16, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), will travel…

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IGAD celebrated International Women’s Day in Djibouti

March 8, 2024 (DJIBOUTI-VILLE, Djibouti): The intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) colorfully celebrated International Women’s Day, in a special event…
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IGAD Conducts a Gender Mainstreaming Workshop for IGAD Member States’ Legislative Bodies

February 22, 2024 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Peace and Security Division’s Political Affairs Program successfully concluded a three-day workshop on Gender…
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Advocating for Gender-Responsive Climate Solutions Amidst Women’s Rights Challenges

IGAD joins the rest of the world in commemorating International Human Rights Day, marking the conclusion of the 16 Days…
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IGAD organises a Ministerial Meeting for the Adoption of the IGAD Regional Gender Strategy and IGAD Regional Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security.

November 29, 2023 (MOMBASA, Kenya): IGAD Member States Ministers responsible for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE), together with representatives…
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Gender and Power Analysis and Stakeholder Meetings Held in Kotido and Kampala, Uganda

October 06, 2023 (Kotido - Kampala, Uganda): IGAD organised a stakeholder meeting for actors implementing Gender and Climate change actions…
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IGAD conducts a Workshop on Women Peace and Security (WPS) Trends in the Region

September 16, 2023 (ADAMA , Ethiopia): The IGAD Peace and Security Division conducted a workshop on Women's Peace and Security…
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IGAD Launches Institutional Capacity Building Programme for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment (GEWE).

September 6, 2023 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)   Gender Department officially inaugurates its Institutional Capacity Building for…
GenderPeace and Security

IGAD Holds a Conference to Operationalise it’s Women ,Peace and Security Forum

August 16, 2023 (Machakos, Kenya): The recently concluded IGAD Women, Peace and Security Forum (IWPSF) Conference has left a tremendousmark…
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IGAD holds an Experience Sharing Workshop for Experts on National Action Plans (Naps) and the Continental Results Framework-

April 5, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The IGAD Peace and Security Division Concluded a 2-day experience sharing workshop in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.…
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IGAD Trains Women Entrepreneurs on Finance Literacy

March 2, 2023 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme…
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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)…
Induction Training for Ethiopia Ministry of Women and Social Affairs.
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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…
Induction Training at Ethiopia Ministry of Women and Social Affairs
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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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IGAD set to Convene the 4th Conference of Ministers in Charge of Education

May 23, 2024, (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is organising for the 4th Conference of Ministers in…
Health & Social DevelopmentPRESS RELEASE

One Health Approach: Safeguarding Communities Across Borders in the Horn of Africa.

May 22, 2024, (Nairobi, Kenya): A high-level ministerial event was convened today to address health security in the Horn of…
Health & Social Development

IGAD Laid Down Foundation for the Construction of Infrastructure in Djibouti

May 19, 2024 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Regional Migration fund Initiative has laid foundation stone for…
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Launch of the Health Emergency Preparedness, Response and Resilience Programme for East and Southern Africa

May 11, 2024 (NAIROBI Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in partnership with the East, Central, and Southern Africa…
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IGAD hands over ICT equipment to the Institute of Statistics of Djibouti

May 9, 2024, (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): In a significant stride towards bolstering Djibouti's data infrastructure, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD),…
Health & Social Development

Somali National Bureau of Statistics in Learning Visit to Djibouti on Census Preparation

May 3, 2024 (DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti): Officials from the Somalia National Bureau of Statistics (SNBS) have concluded a 4-day learning…
Agriculture and EnvironmentEnvironment ProtectionKenyaPRESS RELEASEPress ReleasesThe Executive Secretary

IGAD Secretariat’s statement on the ongoing heavy rains and subsequent floods across the region particularly in Kenya

April 26, 2024 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) extends profound solidarity to the people and government of…
HealthHealth & Social Development

Standing Together to End Malaria: IGAD’s Commitment on World Malaria Day

On April 26th, the world observes World Malaria Day, which serves as a moment to reflect on the ongoing efforts…
HealthHealth & Social Development

Progress Towards Malaria Elimination in the IGAD Region: A Collaborative Approach

Abstract: Malaria continues to pose a significant public health challenge in the IGAD region, with outbreaks and the spread of An. Stephen’s…
Health & Social Development

IGAD, South Sudan Conclude National Consultations on the Launch of South Sudan Durable Solutions Strategy

April 15-17, 2024 (JUBA, South Sudan): The Government of South Sudan with Support from the Intergovernmental Authority of Development (IGAD)…
Education & YouthHealth & Social DevelopmentThe Executive Secretary

IGAD Regional Scholarship for Refugees, Returnees, and IDPs

April 4, 2024 (Djibouti City, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) proudly announces the second call for applications for…
Health & Social Development

Harmonisation and Improvement of Production and Utilisation of Displacement Statistics in the IGAD Region, Technical Working Sub-Group on Displacement Statistics

March 21, 2024 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): IGAD convened the second regional Technical Workshop on the Harmonisation of Refugee Statistics in…
Health & Social Development

IGAD Establishes Local Migration Network in Moyale

March 20, 2024 (MOYALE, Kenya):  IGAD launched the Moyale local migration network to serve cross-border local authorities’ and. communities of…
Health & Social Development

IGAD – GIZ launch the Moyale Cross Border Community Socio-Economic Empowerment Project

March 19, 2024,(MOYALE, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and  Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit(GIZ) on behalf of the…
Health & Social DevelopmentMigration

IGAD and Cities Alliance Organize Learning Event on Solutions Migration and Displaced Persons in Secondary Cities

March 12, 2024 (TADJOURA, Djibouti) The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and cities Alliance have conducted a peer learning event…
Health & Social Development

IGAD Launches a Consultation Meeting on the Finalization of the Tools and Data Collection

March 10, 2024 (DJIBOUTI VILLE, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), in collaboration with GIZ (Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit)…
Health & Social DevelopmentMigration

Poem: Resilience of Women in the IGAD Region

POEM: Resilience of Women in the IGAD Region   On the 8th of March, as we celebrate, To mark the…
Health & Social DevelopmentMigration

IGAD Organizes a Joint Migration and Forced Displacement Planning Retreat

March 7, 2024 (DIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has organized a Joint Migration and Forced Displacement…
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IGAD Conducts Capacity Building Training to Somalia Refugee Commission on M&E and Communication

March 5,2024, (MOGADISHU, Somalia): IGAD under the IGAD Support Platform on Forced Displacement conducted a 4-days capacity building training to…
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Fragility Forum 2024: IGAD Dialogue makes case for Resilience-building in the Horn of Africa

March 1, 2024 (WASHINGTON, United States of America): Speakers at the high-level dialogue organized by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development…
HealthHealth & Social Development

Annual Performance Review Meeting of the Global Fund – IGAD Regional TB Grant

February 21, 2024 (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) with Global Fund (GF) Tuberculosis Grant conducted a…
Health & Social Development

Kenya Conducts National Consultation on the Kampala Declaration

February 20, 2024 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The IGAD Secretariat in collaboration with the Department of Refugee Services of Kenya (DRS) organised…
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IGAD Delegation at the 37th African Union Summit: Advancing Regional Priorities and Strengthening Partnerships

Introduction: The recently concluded 37th African Union (AU) Summit held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, marked a significant moment for the…
HealthHealth & Social Development

IGAD has handed over IT Hardware to the Somalia’s MOH

February 15, 2024 (Mogadishu, Republic of Somalia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in collaboration with the European Union and…
Education & YouthHealth & Social Development

Empowering Education: IGAD’s Journey to Build Better Futures through Teacher Training

In our ever-evolving world dominated by innovation and technology, the need to adapt swiftly and enhance existing educational mechanisms is…
Education & YouthHealth & Social Development

Empowering Education in the IGAD Region: Teacher Training for Quality Education and Peacebuilding

The IGAD Education, Science, Technology, and Innovation program, housed within the Division of Health and Social Development, has been a…
Health & Social DevelopmentMigration

IGAD Joins the World in Commemorating International Migrants Day

On International Migrants Day, we reflect on the dynamic nature of migration in our region, where over 3.5 million individuals…
Health & Social DevelopmentMigration

IGAD, Member States, Donors, Outline New Pledges at the World Refugee Forum

December 15, 2023 (GENEVA, Switzerland): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Regional Member States and Development Partners announced new pledges…
Education & YouthHealth & Social Development

Consultations with relevant stakeholders in Ethiopia on the IGAD Child Policy Framework

December 13, 2023 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), in collaboration with the Swiss Agency for Development…

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IGAD Regional Election Management Bodies Experience-Sharing Workshop

May 16, 2024 (Entebbe, Uganda): The Peace and Security Division’s Political Affairs Program successfully concluded a three-day Experience sharing workshop for…
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Statement of the IGAD Executive Secretary on the Escalating Conflict in El Fasher, Sudan.

May 15, 2024, (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, expresses profound…
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IGAD and Japan Unite for Peace and Stability in Sudan

March 19, 2024 (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the Government of Japan have officially signed a…
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IGAD Executive Secretary, H.E. Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, to Embark on an Official Visit to the Republic of South Sudan

March 27, 2024 (Djibouti, Djibouti): This week, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Executive Secretary, HE Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, will…
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IGAD Executive Secretary Announces the Appointment of Hon. Lawrence Korbandy as Special Envoy for Sudan.

March 26, 2024 (Djibouti, Djibouti): Following the resolution of the 41st Extraordinary Summit of the IGAD Assembly and in consultation…
GenderPeace and SecurityPolitical Affairs

IGAD Conducts a Gender Mainstreaming Workshop for IGAD Member States’ Legislative Bodies

February 22, 2024 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Peace and Security Division’s Political Affairs Program successfully concluded a three-day workshop on Gender…
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IGAD Delegation at the 37th African Union Summit: Advancing Regional Priorities and Strengthening Partnerships

Introduction: The recently concluded 37th African Union (AU) Summit held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, marked a significant moment for the…
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Launching and Sensitisation Workshop of the Ethiopia Peace Building Training Manual

February 07, 2024: (Adama, Ethiopia): The IGAD Peace and Security Division, in partnership with the Ministry of Peace of the…
Peace and Security

IGAD Member States Legislators’ Meeting on Gender Sensitive P/CVE Legislations

February 9, 2024 (Entebbe, Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) through its Centre of Excellence for Preventing and Countering…
Peace and Security

The IGAD Centre of Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (ICEPCVE)

Officially inaugurated in April 2018, The IGAD Centre of Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (ICEPCVE), the premier Preventing and…
Peace and SecurityPolitical Affairs

Strengthening the nexus between Transitional Justice and Human Rights in East Africa: Towards the Development of an IGAD Human Rights and Transitional Justice Mechanism

February 2, 2024 (Nairobi, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development IGAD Political Affairs, Mediation, and Peace-Building in partnership with  the…
Peace and Security

IGAD Successfully Concludes the Regional Experience Sharing Workshop on Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development (PCRD)

December 20, 2023 (NAIROBI, Kenya): the IGAD Post Conflict Reconstruction and Development Unit under the Peace and Security Division conducted a…
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IGAD Convenes the Second Annual IGAD Youth Forum for Peace

December 2, 2023 (MOMBASA, Kenya) - The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Peace and Security Division concluded the Second Annual Meeting…
Peace and SecurityThe Executive Secretary

Extra-Ordinary Summit of IGAD Heads of State and Government

Extra-Ordinary Summit of IGAD Heads of State and Government DJIBOUTI, Djibouti 09 December 2023 Venue : Kempinski Hotel, Djibouti Time:…
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IGAD Convenes the 2023 Governance Forum

November 29,  2023 (MOMBASA, Kenya): The IGAD Political Affairs Program under the Peace and Security Division conducted the 2023 IGAD Governance Forum,…
Peace and SecurityPolitical Affairs

IGAD Appoints First-Ever Youth Envoy

November 29, 2023 (MOMBASA, Kenya): the first ever IGAD Youth Envoy was announced and appointed by H.E. Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, the…
Peace and Security

IGAD Builds Capacities of Member States’ Youth Leaders in a Training Workshop on Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolutions.

15 November 2023 (Adama-Ethiopia): IGAD Peace and Security Division conducted a capacity-building training workshop for Youth Leaders in the Region.…
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IGAD-Chile Agreement on Maritime Security Cooperation

October 11, 2023 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): IGAD Peace and Security Director Hon. Siraj Fegessa, on behalf of H.E. Workeneh Gebeyehu,…
GenderPeace and Security

IGAD conducts a Workshop on Women Peace and Security (WPS) Trends in the Region

September 16, 2023 (ADAMA , Ethiopia): The IGAD Peace and Security Division conducted a workshop on Women's Peace and Security…
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IGAD Conducts a Consultative Workshop on Ethiopian Transitional Justice Policy Development

September 9, 2023 (BISHOFTU, Ethiopia): The IGAD Peace and Security Division, in collaboration with the Ministry of Justice, recently organised…
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IGAD SSP Conducted Validation Workshop on the IGAD Statute for the Regional Cooperation and Coordination Mechanism against TSTs

31 August 2023, Mombasa-Kenya: The IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP) has successfully concluded a two-days regional validation workshop to validate the IGAD…
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IGAD Media Network Convenes to Promote Credible and Nuanced Reporting of Peace and Security Issues

August 19, 2023, (Nairobi, Kenya): The Peace and Security Division of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has urged journalists…
GenderPeace and Security

IGAD Holds a Conference to Operationalise it’s Women ,Peace and Security Forum

August 16, 2023 (Machakos, Kenya): The recently concluded IGAD Women, Peace and Security Forum (IWPSF) Conference has left a tremendousmark…
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COMMUNIQUÉ of the IGAD Women Peace and Security Forum Relaunching Conference

The IGAD Women Peace and Security Forum (IWPSF) concluded the relaunching of the IWPSF from 15-16, August 2023 in Nairobi, Kenya.…
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IGAD SSP Holds a Regional Follow-up Meeting on The IGAD Mutual Legal Assistance and Extradition Frameworks.

 July 13, 2023 (BISHOFTU, Ethiopia): The IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP) has effectively kicked off a Regional Follow-up Meeting…
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IGAD Peace and Security Division and the Ethiopian Ministry of Peace Collaborate for Sustainable Peace as they Validate the Draft Peace-Building Manual.

July 6, 2023, (ADAMA, Ethiopia): The IGAD Peace and Security Division in collaboration with the Ethiopian Ministry of Peace, recently…
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IGAD SSP Holds IGAD Regional Conference on the Existing Cybersecurity Frameworks of all IGAD Member States

July 8, 2023 (Mombasa, Kenya): The IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP) has successfully concluded a Regional Conference on the…