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IGAD Welcomes Ethiopia Parties Commitment to Ceasefire and Mediation

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, is following…
Peace and SecurityPRESS RELEASE

IGAD Welcomes the Graduation of the First Batch of the South Sudan Unified Forces

September 2, 2022
September 1, 2022 (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) wishes to congratulate the Revitalised Transitional Government of National…
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IGAD Executive Secretary Call for Immediate Cessation of Hostilities.

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022 (Djibouti, Djibouti) The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Dr Workneh Gebeyehu is profoundly…
Peace and SecurityPRESS RELEASE

Preliminary Statement of the IGAD Election Observation Mission to the 9 August 2022 General Elections in Kenya

August 11, 2022
I. Introduction of IGAD EOM: At the invitation of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) of the Republic of…
Peace and SecurityPRESS RELEASE

IGAD election observers depart for deployment sites

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022 (NAIROBI, Kenya) : H.E. Dr. Mulatu Teshome, Head of the IGAD short-term Election Observation Mission (IGADEOM) to…
Peace and SecurityPRESS RELEASE

Joint pre-election statement on the 9 August 2022 elections in Kenya

August 5, 2022
We, the Heads of the international election observation and expert missions in Kenya, have been following preparations for the 9…
Peace and SecurityPRESS RELEASE

Head of IGAD Election Observation Mission H.E. Dr. Mulatu Teshome arrives in Kenya

August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022, (NAIROBI, Kenya): H.E. Dr. Mulatu Teshome, former president of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has arrived…
IGAD Official Press Release
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IGAD Executive Secretary Calls for Calm on the Ethiopia–Sudan Border Tension

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, expresses his…
IGAD Ministerial Meeting on Ongoing Drought
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IGAD Ministerial Meeting on Ongoing Drought

May 18, 2022
May 13, 2022 (Nairobi, Kenya): Today, a high-level ministerial meeting on the on-going drought in the IGAD region took place…
IGAD Official Press Release
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IGAD Executive Secretary Congratulates the New President of Somalia

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti) - The Executive Secretary of IGAD, Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, has congratulated H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud…
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IGAD Statement On The Ethiopia Humanitarian Truce

March 25, 2022
IGAD Statement on the Ethiopia Humanitarian Truce   March 25, 2022 (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on…
IGAD Accredited in the Kingdom of Belgium
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IGAD Accredited in the Kingdom of Belgium

February 16, 2022
  February 11, 2022 (Brussels, Belgium): Today in a colourful ceremony held at the the Belgian Federal Public Service of…
joint statement by IGAD Executive Secretary and FAO subregional coordinator
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Three-Day Capacity Building Workshop Concludes With A Road Map For Enhancing Intergovernmental Relations And Systems In Somalia’s Federal Structure

December 16, 2021
December 2, 2021 (Bishoftu, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) organized a first of its kind three-day workshop on Intergovernmental…
joint statement by IGAD Executive Secretary and FAO subregional coordinator
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IGAD Strongly Deplores Heinous Terrorist Attack In Mogadishu

December 16, 2021
November 25, 2021 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, strongly condemns the…
joint statement by IGAD Executive Secretary and FAO subregional coordinator
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Statement Of IGAD Executive Secretary on the Sudan Agreement to Restore Transition to Civilian Rule

December 16, 2021
November 21, 2021(DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) welcomes today’s agreement by the military to…
joint statement by IGAD Executive Secretary and FAO subregional coordinator
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IGAD and FAO Call for Urgent Actions to Mitigate the Impacts of Drought Across the Horn of Africa

December 16, 2021
PRESS STATEMENT A joint statement by the IGAD Executive Secretary, Dr Workneh Gebeyehu (PhD) and the FAO Subregional Coordinator for…
joint statement by IGAD Executive Secretary and FAO subregional coordinator
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Food Insecurity Persists in the IGAD Region

December 16, 2021
PRESS RELEASE September 21, 2021 Nairobi, Kenya: An estimated 31.4 million people across the IGAD region were classified in crisis or worse…
joint statement by IGAD Executive Secretary and FAO subregional coordinator
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IGAD Statement On Attempted Coup On The Legitimate Government Of The Republic Of Sudan

December 16, 2021
September 22, 2021 ( DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) denounces the attempted coup on the legitimate Government of…
IGAD Press Release Statement
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IGAD Welcomes The Successful Conclusion Of The FGS-FMS Summit

September 15, 2021
May 27, 2021 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): IGAD welcomes the agreement reached by Somali leaders on the arrangements for holding national elections…
IGAD Press Release Statement
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Joint Statement Of IGAD, UNMISS, RJMEC And CTSAMVM On Current Challenges In The Implementation Of The R-ARCSS

September 15, 2021
IGAD, UNMISS, RJMEC and CTSAMVM welcome and commend the 10th August 2021 resolution of the Presidency of the Republic of…
IGAD Press Release Statement
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IGAD WELCOMES NORMALISATION OF DIPLOMATIC TIES BETWEEN KENYA AND SOMALIA

September 14, 2021
May 06, 2021 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti) The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) welcomes the restoration of diplomatic relations between its two…
IGAD Press Release Statement
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Statement Attributable To The Spokesperson For The IGAD Executive Secretary On The Signing Of The Declaration Of Principles Between The Government Of Sudan And SPLM-N.

September 14, 2021
29 March 2021, Djibouti. The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) welcomes the signing of the Declaration of Principles (DoP) between the…
IGAD Press Release Statement
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IGAD Applauds Agreement By Somalia Political Leaders

September 14, 2021
26 February 2021 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) warmly   welcomes   the   agreement   reached   by   the Federal Government of…
IGAD Press Release Statement
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IGAD STATEMENT ON VIOLENCE IN MOGADISHU

September 14, 2021
19 February 2021 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) strongly condemns the violence in Mogadishu in the last twenty-four…
IGAD Press Release Statement
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IGAD Congratulates PM Hamdok For Announcement Of An Inclusive Cabinet

September 14, 2021
9 February 2021 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) congratulates the Prime Minister of the Republic of Sudan and…
IGAD Press Release Statement
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Press Release: Seasonal Forecast October To December 2021

August 27, 2021
26 August 2021,Nairobi: The upcoming rainfall season, October to December, is an important season for Uganda, Kenya, northern Tanzania, southern…