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EU and IGAD Strengthen Partnership for Regional Development and Peace

February 27, 2024
February 27, 2024 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): H.E. Mohamed Abdi Ware, Deputy Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, on behalf…
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Empowering Pastoralism: Regional Pastoralism Day and Expo to Showcase Livelihood Resilience and Sustainable Development

January 26, 2024
January 26, 2024 (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia): The Horn of Africa, renowned for its vast arid and semi-arid landscapes, is set…
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Statement of the IGAD Executive Secretary on the Recent Developments in Relations between the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) and the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS).

January 3, 2024
January 3, 2024 (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu expresses deep…
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Joint Statement of Commitments from Jeddah Talks Between Sudanese Armed Forces and Rapid Support Forces

November 7, 2023
November 7, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): As co-facilitators of the talks in Jeddah between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and Rapid…
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IGAD Commemorates the First Anniversary of the November 2022 Ethiopia Cessation of Hostilities Agreement

November 2, 2023
November 2, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): As we commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Ethiopia Cessation of Hostilities Agreement, which was…
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IGAD to Co-Facilitate the Sudan Humanitarian Ceasefire Talks in Jeddah

October 27, 2023
October 27, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), is currently in…
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IGAD Executive Secretary to Attend the 78th Session of the UN General Assembly 

September 16, 2023
September 16, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), will travel…
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IGAD Executive Secretary Awarded African Achievers Award for Leadership in London

July 15, 2023
July 15, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is delighted to announce that our…
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1st IGAD Quartet Ministerial Meeting on the Situation in the Republic of Sudan

June 20, 2023
On Monday, 19th June 2023, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the IGAD Quartet Group of Countries chaired in accordance…
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IGAD Condemns Terrorist Attack at Uganda School

June 18, 2023
June 18, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): Intergovernmental Authority on Development Condemns Terrorist Attack at Lhubirira Secondary School in Kasese District, Uganda.…
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14th Ordinary Session of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government to Convene in Djibouti on 12 June 2023

June 10, 2023
June 10, 2023 (DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is pleased to announce that the 14th Ordinary…
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IGAD Summit of Heads of State and Government

June 7, 2023
MEDIA ADVISORY   Venue: Kempinski Hotel, Djibouti Time: 10.00 hours – 14:00 hours (East African Time/UTC+03:00)   June 7, 2023…
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Statement of the IGAD Executive Secretary on the Sudan Ceasefire Talks in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

May 7, 2023
May 7, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, is closely…
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IGAD Receives Update on President Salva Kiir’s Sudan Ceasefire and Mediation Efforts.

April 27, 2023
April 27, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit, the President of the Republic of South Sudan and the lead…
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Statement of IGAD on the unfolding security situation in Sudan

April 15, 2023
April 15, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Dr Workneh Gebeyehu is extremely…
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IGAD Commends Uganda for Successfully Containing Ebola Outbreak

January 12, 2023
January 12, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, is delighted…
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South Sudan: IGAD Calls for De-Escalation of Tension and Violence in Upper Nile

December 26, 2022
December 26, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti) The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Dr Workneh Gebeyehu is extremely…
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Trilateral Mechanism Statement on the Signing of a Political Framework Agreement

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022: The Trilateral Mechanism- United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), African Union (AU), and the…
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The 48th IGAD Council of Ministers Successfully Concluded in Khartoum, Sudan

December 1, 2022
November 30, 2022 (KHARTOUM, Sudan) The 48th Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers session concluded successfully in Khartoum,…
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Ethiopia: IGAD Executive Secretary Congratulates Parties to the Conflict on the Signing of the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement

November 2, 2022
November 2, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, congratulates the…
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IGAD Calls for Swift Response to the Uganda Ebola Outbreak

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Dr Workneh Gebeyehu is following the…
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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…
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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…
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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…