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IGAD Conducts a round table workshop on Understanding the Workings of Politicians and Journalists in Support of the Reduction of Tensions in African Societies.

June 20, 2024
10- 12 June 2024, The Peace and Security Division successfully conducted and concluded a three-day roundtable workshop in Juba, South…
Peace and SecurityPolitical Affairs

IGAD Regional Election Management Bodies Experience-Sharing Workshop

May 16, 2024
May 16, 2024 (Entebbe, Uganda): The Peace and Security Division’s Political Affairs Program successfully concluded a three-day Experience sharing workshop for…
GenderPeace and SecurityPolitical Affairs

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

February 22, 2024
February 22, 2024 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Peace and Security Division’s Political Affairs Program successfully concluded a three-day workshop on Gender…
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
February 2, 2024 (Nairobi, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development IGAD Political Affairs, Mediation, and Peace-Building in partnership with  the…
Peace and SecurityPolitical Affairs

IGAD Convenes the Second Annual IGAD Youth Forum for Peace

December 7, 2023
December 2, 2023 (MOMBASA, Kenya) - The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Peace and Security Division concluded the Second Annual Meeting…
Peace and SecurityPolitical Affairs

IGAD Convenes the 2023 Governance Forum

December 2, 2023
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
November 29, 2023 (MOMBASA, Kenya): the first ever IGAD Youth Envoy was announced and appointed by H.E. Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, the…
Peace and SecurityPolitical Affairs

IGAD launches the NHRIs Network and validates its mandate.

June 29, 2023
June 23, 2023 (MOMBASA, Kenya) -- The Political Affairs Program of the IGAD Peace and Security Division concluded a three-day…
Political Affairs

Research Paper Development for Training validation Workshop

June 23, 2023
June 20, 2023 (Mombasa, Kenya): the IGAD Foreign Service (IFSI) organized a two-day ‘Research paper development for training validation’ workshop…
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Preliminary Statement of the IGAD Election Observation Mission to the Legislative Election of Djibouti

February 28, 2023
PRELIMINARY STATEMENT OF THE IGAD ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSION TO THE LEGISLATIVE ELECTION OF DJIBOUTI Djibouti, 26th February 2023 The IGAD…
IGAD Election Mission in Uganda
Peace and SecurityPolitical Affairs

Preliminary report of the IGAD Election Observer Mission, 16 January 2021

January 16, 2021
Upon a request received from the government of the Republic of Uganda to observe its 14 January General Elections, IGAD…
IGAD Election Observation Mission for the 2021 General Elections in Uganda
Peace and SecurityPolitical Affairs

IGAD Election Observation Mission for the 2021 General Elections in Uganda

January 11, 2021
11 January 2020 (KAMPALA, Uganda): In response to the invitation extended by the Electoral Commission of the Republic of Uganda,…
Mediation SupportPeace and SecurityPolitical Affairs

IGAD TO ADVANCE MEDIATORS’ SKILLS THROUGH CAPACITY BUILDING TO ADDRESS CHALLENGES BEING FACED IN THE ON-GOING SUDAN PEACE PROCESSES

November 19, 2019
19.11.2019 (JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN):  The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Mediation Support Unit (MSU) is hosting a three day training…
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IGAD SENSITIZES EXPERTS FROM HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS OF MEMBER STATES ON THE AFRICAN HUMAN RIGHTS SYSTEM

September 25, 2019
25 September 2019 (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia): The Political Affairs Program (PAP) under the Peace and Security Division of the Intergovernmental…
Peace and SecurityPolitical Affairs

COMMITTEE OF AMBASSADORS ENDORSES THE GUIDING PRINCIPLES AND RULES OF PROCEDURE OF IGAD GOVERNANCE FORUM

August 22, 2019
22.08.2019 (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia): Policy organ under the Committee of Ambassadors of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have today…
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IGAD-UN DELIBERATE ON DEVELOPMENTS IN THE HORN OF AFRICA

March 11, 2019
11-03-2019, Djibouti: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and United Nations Department of Political and Peace Building Affairs (UN-DPPA) this morning…