COMMUNIQUE OF THE 17TH EXTRA-ORDINARY SESSION OF THE IGAD ASSEMBLY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT ON SUDAN, SOMALIA AND KENYA
The IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government held its 17th Extra- Ordinary Summit in Addis Ababa, on 30 January 2011, under the Chairmanship of H.E. Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, and Chairperson of IGAD.
H.E. Omar Hassan Ahmed Al Beshir, President of the Republic of Sudan; H.E. Ismael Omar Guelleh, President of the Republic of Djibouti; H.E. Mwai Kibaki, President of the Republic of Kenya and Chairperson of the IGAD Sub Committee on Sudan; H.E. Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, President of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of Somalia, H.E. Gibert B. Bukenya, The Vice President of the Republic of Uganda and Eng. Mahboub M. Maalim, Executive Secretary of IGAD. Also in attendance were H.E. Jerry Rawlings, Africa Union High Representative for Somalia (AUHLR), H.E. Thabo Mbeki and H.E. Pierre Buyoya of African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP).
The Assembly had the following items on its agenda.
1. Progress on the Implementation on the CPA.
2. Discussion on current Developments in Somalia.
3. Update on the Transition in Kenya: prospects and Challenges