Inter-Africa Group - Centre for Dialogue on Humanitarian, Peace and Development Issues in the Horn of Africa (IAG)

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History

1989, Nairobi (Kenya).

Aims

Advance humanitarian principles, peace and development in the Horn of Africa through a programme combining research, dialogue, public education and advocacy; undertake anticipatory and current studies and analysis of strategic and critical problems and policies relating to the region's peace, including economic and social development issues and environmental concerns; disseminate the findings of the studies and research activities for educational and policy changes; enhance peace efforts by establishing common political commitment among leaders of the region for observance of humanitarian principles, especially during situation of armed conflict.

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Activities

Serves as a forum for debate and reflection on issues of peace and development; assists policy-makers and donor institutions in improving provisions of humanitarian assistance in times of crisis; encourages cooperation among governments, political entities, donors communities, United Nations and other concerned parties in the Horn region to ensure prompt and adequate response to humanitarian and economic needs of the region; through expert consultations, brainstorming sessions and efforts to sensitize public opinion, promotes greater awareness and understanding for victims of disaster and armed conflict and assists in developing national and international consensus in coherent and timely response; works towards peaceful resolution of conflicts in the region and lobbies for strict observance of international humanitarian principles, protection of civilians and observance of human rights principles. Areas of activity: Humanitarianism and Peace Building Program; Governance and Democratic Development; Economic Reform and Poverty Alleviation; NGO Networking Services. Conferences, symposia, publications, networking. Reference library.

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 9 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 7 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

E2038

Last News Received

2014
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