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3rd State of the IGAD Region Address Workneh Gebeyehu, (Ph.D) Executive Secretary Wednesday, 1st February 2023

February 1, 2023
Salutations Your Excellency, Principal Secretary, State Department for Foreign Affairs Republic of Kenya; Your Excellencies, the distinguished Members of the…
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ES remarks at the Committee of Ambassadors Meeting on IGAD Budget 2023 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia, December 9, 2022

December 9, 2022
It is my pleasure to address you all at the conclusion of the IGAD Budget Preparation Process for the Financial…
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Welcome Remarks H.E. Workneh Gebeyehu Executive Secretary, IGAD 48th Ordinary Session of the IGAD Council of Ministers 30th November 2022 Khartoum, Republic of Sudan

December 1, 2022
Your Excellency, ALI AL-SADIQ, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Sudan and Chair of the IGAD Council of Ministers;…
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Official Statement Workneh Gebeyehu, IGAD Executive Secretary 14th Ministerial Roundtable Meeting of the Horn of Africa Initiative Thursday 13th October June 2022

October 13, 2022
Your Excellency and our interim Chair Ilyas Moussa Dawaleh, Minister of Economy and Finance, Republic of Djibouti Excellency Ahmed Shide,…
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Opening Remarks H.E. Workneh Gebeyehu Executive Secretary, IGAD 40th Ordinary Session of the IGAD Committee of Ambassadors 3rd October 2022

October 4, 2022
Your Excellency, Rahma El-Obeid, Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan to the Republic of Djibouti and Chair of the IGAD…
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Official Remarks Workneh Gebeyehu, IGAD Executive Secretary Inauguration of the IGAD Sub-Regional Centre and Ground-Breaking of Donated Land Khartoum, Republic of Sudan Saturday 17th September 2022

September 18, 2022
Your Excellency, Ali Al-Sadiq, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Sudan and Chair of the IGAD Council…
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3rd Annual Meeting of the Project Steering Committee of the IGAD Regional Migration Fund 1st September 2022

September 1, 2022
Your Excellency, Amb. Babikir El-Siddig Mohamed El-Amin, Director of the Sub-Regional Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the…
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Official Remarks Workneh Gebeyehu, IGAD Executive Secretary Regional Inter-Ministerial Conference on Migration, Environment and Climate Change Friday, 29th July 2022, Republic of Uganda

July 27, 2022
Your Excellency, YOWERI MUSEVENI, our gracious Host and President Republic of Uganda; Your Excellency, SALVA-KIIR MAYARDIT, President of the Republic…
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Official Remarks Workneh Gebeyehu, IGAD Executive Secretary IDDRSI Project Steering Committee Addis Ababa Ethiopia Wednesday, 20th July 2022

July 20, 2022
Your Excellency Dr. Fikru Regassa the State Minister of Agriculture of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia representing H.E Oumer…
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Official Statement Workneh Gebeyehu, IGAD Executive Secretary Pre Launch of the Inter-Regional Knowledge Exchange on Early Warning and Conflict Prevention (I-Recke) Lusaka, Zambia Saturday, 16th July 2022

July 16, 2022
My Sister, Dr. Monique Nsanzabaganwa, Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission; Ambassador Abdi Mahamoud, Chairperson of the Peace and…
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Official Remarks Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, IGAD Executive Secretary on the 39th Extraordinary Assembly of IGAD Heads of State and Government Tuesday, 5th July 2022, Republic of Kenya

July 5, 2022
Your Excellency, GEN. ABDEL FATTAH AL-BURHAN, President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council of The Republic of Sudan and Chairperson of…
IGAD Executive Secretary Welcomes Advisor for the Royal Court of Saudi Arabia
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IGAD Executive Secretary Welcomes Advisor for the Royal Court of Saudi Arabia

June 7, 2022
June 8, 2022 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, yesterday welcomed…
Launch of the 1st IGAD Migration Statistics Report
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Official Statement by Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, IGAD Executive Secretary At The Launch of the 1st IGAD Migration Statistics Report 28th April 2022 Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti

April 28, 2022
Your Excellency and Our Distinguished Host and Guest of Honor, Hon. Said Nouh Hassan, Minister of Interior Government of the…
Opening Statement by IGAD Executive secretary at The IGAD Leadership Academy
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Opening Statement by Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, IGAD Executive Secretary at The Breakfast Briefing to the Diplomatic Corps on the IGAD Leadership Academy 8th April 2022 Nairobi, Kenya

April 8, 2022
“Because politics matters, Because leadership matters more, and Because political leadership matters most”.   Good morning Your Excellencies and thank you very…
Ministerial Validation Meeting of the IGAD Blue Economy Strategy
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Opening Statement by Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, IGAD Executive Secretary at The Ministerial Validation Meeting of the IGAD Blue Economy Strategy (2021-2025) Friday, 1st April 2O22 Addis Ababa Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

April 1, 2022
  Your Excellency and our gracious host, Woizero Dagmawit Moges, Minister of Transport and Logistics, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia;…
IGAD Education conference at Ethiopia
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Official Remarks by Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, IGAD Executive Secretary at the 3rd Conference of IGAD Ministers in Charge of Education Wednesday, 30th MARCH 2O22

March 30, 2022
Your Excellency, our Distinguished Guest of Honour and not to forget our Esteemed Host, Prof. Berhanu Nega, Minister of Education,…
IGAD's Executive Secretary Remarks -13th IGAD Health Ministerial Meeting
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Official Remarks by Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, IGAD Executive Secretary at the 13th IGAD Health Ministerial Meeting Friday, 25th March 2O22

March 25, 2022
Your Excellency and our distinguished host, Dr. Mutahi Kagwe, Cabinet Secretary for Health Republic of Kenya; Honourable Abdilleh Ahmed Robleh,…
IGAD/SWEDEN Partnership Meeting
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Official Remarks by Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, IGAD Executive Secretary at the 2nd ANNUAL IGAD/SWEDEN PARTNERSHIP MEETING Wednesday, 23rd MARCH 2O22

March 23, 2022
Your Excellency, Ambassador Hans Henric Lundqvist, Swedish Ambassador to Ethiopia, accredited to IGAD and Permanent Representative to the African Union…
IGAD's Executive Secretary Speech at Media Forum Review
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Official Remarks by Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, IGAD Executive Secretary at the MEDIA FORUM: Reviewing Best Practices in Media Coverage of Violent Extremism Tuesday, 22nd March 2022

March 22, 2022
Your Excellency and our gracious host, Amb. Mohamed Ali Hassan, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Djibouti; Distinguished…
IGAD's Executive Secretary Speech at 2nd Water Dialogue Forum
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Official Remarks by Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, IGAD Executive Secretary at the 2nd IGAD Water Dialogue Forum 26th January 2022 Entebbe, Republic of Uganda

January 26, 2022
  Our gracious Host, Hon. John Mulinbwa, Minister of State for Regional Affairs, Republic of Uganda; Hon. Sam Cheptoris, Minister…
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2nd State of the IGAD Region Address by Workneh Gebeyehu, Ph.D Executive Secretary, “IGAD IS INTACT” Countering the Compound Challenge of Conflict, Climate Change and Covid-19

December 17, 2021
Your Excellencies, the distinguished Members of the IGAD Committee of Ambassadors Honourable representatives of our fellow citizens of the IGAD…
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Executive Secretary Talking Points – IGAD Committee of Ambassadors Meeting

December 16, 2021
Aboubkaer Adam, Ambassador republic of Sudan and our Chair Moussa Mohamed Omar, - Djibouti Berhanu Tegaye - Ethiopia Saadia Salim…