Friday, Jan 18, 2019

15 January, 2019, Djibouti: The IGAD Executive Secretary, Amb. Mahboub Maalim, strongly condemns the cowardly and reprehensible attack on Dusit Complex in Nairobi, Kenya, which took place yesterday.

The Executive Secretary expresses IGAD's heartfelt condolences to the families of the bereaved and wishes quick and full recovery to the injured. At this moment of grief, Amb Mahboub reaffirms IGAD's solidarity with the people and Government of Kenya in their fight against terrorism and violent extremism.

He commends the gallantry of Kenyan security forces and emergency services for their swift response to the attack, noting that their action helped save many lives. He expressed confidence that the perpetrators, organizers and sponsors of the attack will be brought to justice as soon as possible.

Amb. Mahboub states that "such barbaric attacks must not be allowed to weaken our collective determination to eliminate the scourge of terrorism from our region".




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11 January 2019, Nairobi, Kenya: The Executive Secretary of IGAD today paid a courtesy call on the Rt. Hon. Raila Amollo Odinga as the African Union High Representative for Infrastructure Development at his Capitol Hill Square office in Nairobi.

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Dec. 07, 2018, KHARTOUM (Sudan): The Seventh Meeting of Ministers responsible for Women/Gender Affairs of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Member States was held on Dec. 06, 2018 in Khartoum under the theme: “Leaving No One Behind: Promoting Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE) to enhance Drought Resilience, Regional Integration and Peace for Sustainable Development”.

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Dec. 04, 2018, DJIBOUTI (Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), H.E. Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim, today received the Director of Regional Cooperation Africa and Horn of Africa of the German development agency GIZ based in  Eschborn (Germany) Mr. Tobias Gerster, at the IGAD Secretariat in Djibouti.

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