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

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

Political Affairs
Mediation Support Unit

Latest News and Updates

Peace and SecurityPRESS RELEASE
August 11, 2022

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 RELEASEspeeches
August 8, 2022

H.E. Dr. Mulatu Teshome, Head of IGAD Election Observation Mission and former President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on the occasion of the departure of observers to deployment sites

Distinguished Members of the Media, I thank you for honouring our invitation to come and attend this press conference that…
Peace and SecurityPRESS RELEASE
August 7, 2022

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…