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 SecurityThe Executive Secretary
May 27, 2023

IGAD Trains on Inclusion of Gender and Human Rights Perspectives in Countering Violent Extremism

May 26, 2023 (SHASHAMANE, Ethiopia): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, yesterday inaugurated…
Peace and Security
May 24, 2023

IGAD Strengthens the Capacities of South Sudanese on Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development

May 22 – 24, 2023 (Rajaf, South Sudan): The recently concluded training workshop in Rajaf, South Sudan marked a significant step…
IGAD Security Sector ProgramPeace and Security
May 17, 2023

IGAD SSP Convenes National Criminal Justice Sector and Law-Enforcement Agencies in a Workshop to Enhance Interagency Cooperation and Coordination To Address the Emerging, Evolving, and Existing Transnational Security Threats (EEE-TSTS).

May 17, 2023 (BISHOFTU, Ethiopia): IGAD’s Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP), in close collaboration with the Ministry of Justice of…

Upcoming Events

Thursday May 25
Tuesday May 30
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Partners Meeting
No event found!