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Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)

 Headquarters:

Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti

Djibouti

IGAD

Website: https://www.igad.int/
Description: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is a regional union or community which includes eight East African countries. 
Summary:

IGAD’s role is to enhance regional cooperation in three priority areas of food security and environmental protection, economic cooperation, regional integration and social development, peace and security. 

Organization Type:

Regional Economic Community

Issue areas covered:

IGAD validated a Regional AW Strategy (RAWS) and Action Plan in August 2016. 

Work is now underway to develop National AW Strategies (NAWS) to implement the RAWS.

 

Key opportunities and dates for input: 
  • No set opportunities
Requirements for participation: 
  • IGAD is open to collaboration with APOs.
Advocacy Opportunities:
  • The RAWS provides an opportunity to monitor and advocate on implementation.
  • There is also significant scope for implementation support.
  • The development of NAWS and national implementation also provide advocacy opportunities. International APOs could support national APOs in this regard.

 

https://www.igad.int/

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