The Executive Secretary of IGAD H.E Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim and the Ambassador of Sweden to Ethiopia and Djibouti H.E Ambassador Jan Sadek on May 12, 2017 signed another bi-lateral cooperation agreement in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The agreement is a continuation of the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) support for the implementation of the IGAD Regional Peace and Security Strategy and the implementation of the Institutional Strengthening Action Plan (ISAP).
The financial contribution under this Agreement is USD 1.6million for the year 2017.
The Report assesses the performance of the region in six key sectors, namely Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food Security (ALFS); Natural Resources and Environmental Protection (NREP); Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration (RECI); Social Development (SD); Peace and Security (PS); and Gender Affairs (GA). In terms of inter-linkages and synergies, the Report examines the policy coherence within sectors and with each other, institutional collaboration and programme coordination of the various programmes under each sector. The Report further looks at IGAD’s corporate governance.
International partners (United Nations, African Union, European Union, Intergovernmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States) are closely following the developments in Galmudug. International partners were encouraged by the positive steps taken by the parties in the past few weeks to open dialogue aimed at achieving reconciliation, holding inclusive elections and establishing a broad-based administration which is critical for the legitimacy, improved security and viability of Galmudug State.
03-04-2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Members of the National Tuberculosis and HIV Programs from the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Member States together with UNHCR, ARAA and Kenya Red Cross Society are meeting from April 3-4, 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to consult on improving TB and HIV diagnosis, treatment and health information and supply management services in refugee settings within the IGAD region.