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
February 13, 2024

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
February 12, 2024

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
February 12, 2024

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…