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What is the role of IGAD?

What is the role of IGAD?

IGAD to be the premier Regional Economic Community (REC) for achieving peace and sustainable development in the region. Mission: Promote regional cooperation and integration to add value to Member States’ efforts in achieving peace, security and prosperity.

When Somalia joined IGAD?

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) was established to promote peace, security, prosperity and economic integration in Eastern Africa. Since 2004, it has been active in supporting the re-establishment of a sovereign government in Somalia.

Is Somalia a member of IGAD?

IGAD is a principal supporter of the Federal Government of Somalia through the AMISOM initiative. IGAD expanded its activities in 2008 with initiatives to improve the investment, trade and banking environments of member states.

Where were the 2002 2004 Somali peace talks held?

The 2002 Somali Reconciliation Conference held in Eldoret, Kenya, this conference was attended by most TFG supporters.

What are the problems facing IGAD?

As part of the effort to deliver its mandate, IGAD has devoted considerable resources and energy towards mitigating the effects of drought, desertification and food insecurity in the region. Despite these efforts, however, drought and food insecurity continue to be major critical threats to the region.

Who is IGAD leader?

Dr Workneh Gebeyehu
December 16, 2021 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), H.E. Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, will deliver his State of the Region Address on the 17th of December 2021 at 10:30 AM East Africa Time.

Why was IGAD formed?

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) was created in 1996 to succeed the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development that was founded in 1986 to deal with issues related to drought and desertification in the Horn Africa.

What is full IGAD?

An association for peace and development The “Intergovernmental Authority on Developmentā€ (IGAD) is a body currently comprising seven countries in the Horn of Africa.

What is the difference between IGAD and Igadd?

IGAD was created in 1996 to supersede the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development(IGADD), which was founded in 1986.

How many countries are members of IGAD?

The “Intergovernmental Authority on Developmentā€ (IGAD) is a body currently comprising seven countries in the Horn of Africa. The regional organisation based in Djibouti supports its member states in their manifold development efforts, especially in the areas of peace processes and food security.

When did Igadd change to IGAD?

21 March 1996
On 21 March 1996 in Nairobi the Assembly of Heads of State and Government signed ‘Letter of Instrument to Amend the IGADD Charter / Agreement” establishing the revitalised IGAD with a new name ” The Intergovernmental Authority on Development”.

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