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IGAD set to Convene the 4th Conference of Ministers in Charge of Education

May 23, 2024
May 23, 2024, (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is organising for the 4th Conference of Ministers in…
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One Health Approach: Safeguarding Communities Across Borders in the Horn of Africa.

May 22, 2024
May 22, 2024, (Nairobi, Kenya): A high-level ministerial event was convened today to address health security in the Horn of…
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Uganda Signs the IGAD Free Movement Of Persons Protocol

May 14, 2024
May 14, 2024 (KAMPALA, Uganda): A pivotal moment was witnessed today in Uganda as the Republic of Uganda signed the…
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Access to groundwater to unlock sustainable solutions for the Horn of Africa

May 8, 2024
May 7 2024 (Jigjiga, Ethiopia): A new initiative called the Africa Groundwater Access Facility (GaFa) has been launched today to…
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IGAD and Sweden Foster Collaboration in Annual Development Review Meeting

May 3, 2024
April 25, 2024 (Djibouti, Djibouti) –The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the Government of Sweden convened today for the…
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IGAD Secretariat’s statement on the ongoing heavy rains and subsequent floods across the region particularly in Kenya

April 27, 2024
April 26, 2024 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) extends profound solidarity to the people and government of…
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IGAD Executive Secretary Stands in Solidarity with Djibouti Amidst Recent Floods, Calls for Regional Collaboration on Climate Resilience

March 29, 2024
March 29, 2024 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, expresses heartfelt…
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IGAD and Japan Unite for Peace and Stability in Sudan

March 28, 2024
March 19, 2024 (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the Government of Japan have officially signed a…
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IGAD Executive Secretary, H.E. Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, to Embark on an Official Visit to the Republic of South Sudan

March 27, 2024
March 27, 2024 (Djibouti, Djibouti): This week, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Executive Secretary, HE Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, will…
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The EU-IGAD Partnership Dialogue in Djibouti

March 17, 2024
The European Union and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) launched their first comprehensive partnership dialogue today in Djibouti, marking…
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IGAD Executive Secretary Condemns Terrorist Attack on the SYL Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia.

March 15, 2024
March 15, 2024 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, strongly condemns…
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IGAD Calls for Immediate Intervention to Avert Looming Ecological Disaster in the Red Sea and Gulf of Eden

March 7, 2024
March 7, 2024 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is extremely concerned about the looming ecological disaster posed…
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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…