Peace and Security

Hon. Siraj Fegessa
Director Peace and Security

Peace and Security Division

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has revitalized in 1996 and   mandated to deal with peace and security issues. IGAD with the extended mandate to cover political and economic development issues led to the establishment of ‘’Political and Humanitarian Development’’ which was later in 2003 renamed Peace and Security Division (PSD).

        The main focus of the Peace and Security Division are the
        following

1. Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolution
2. Prevention and Management of Trans-national Security Threats
3. Governance, Democracy, Rule of Law and Human Rights
4. Post Conflict Reconstruction and Development and Humanitarian Affairs

Areas of Intervention

IGAD CEWARN
IGAD CEPCVE
IGAD SSO
RESGAS
IGAD SSP
Political Affairs
Mediation Support Unit
MASE

Latest News and Updates

Peace and Security
November 10, 2022

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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November 4, 2022

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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October 16, 2022

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…

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