Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
Autorité intergouvernementale pour le développement
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1996-03-21 Nairobi Kenya
Established on signature of an amended agreement by Assembly of Heads of State and Government, arising from decision in "Declaration of IGADD Heads of State and Government on the Revitalization of IGADD and on Expanded Cooperation Among Member States", signed 18 Apr 1995, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). Set up to revitalize and expand cooperation among member states of H-XF2073 - Inter-Governmental Authority on Drought and Development (IGADD), established Jan 1986.
Promote joint development strategies and gradually harmonize macro-economic policies and programmes in social, technological and scientific fields; harmonize policies with regard to trade, customs, transport, communications, agriculture and natural resources and promote free movement of goods, services and people and establishment of residence; create an enabling environment for foreign, cross-border and domestic trade and investment; achieve sub-regional food security and encourage and assist efforts of member states to collectively combat drought and other natural and man-made disasters and their consequences; initiate and promote programmes and projects for sustainable development of natural resources and environment protection; develop and improve a coordinated and complementary infrastructure, particularly in the areas of transport and energy; promote peace and stability in the sub-region and create mechanisms within the sub-region for inter and intra-state conflict prevention, management and resolution through dialogue; mobilize resources for the implementation of emergency, short, medium and long-term programmes within the framework of sub-regional cooperation; promote and realize the objectives of COMESA and the African Economic Community; facilitate, promote and strengthen cooperation in research, development and application in the fields of science and technology.
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Assembly of Heads of State and Government (annual). Council of Ministers (meets twice a year), comprising Minister of Foreign Affairs and one other focal minister from each state. Committee of Ambassadors, comprising ambassadors or plenipotentiaries of member states accredited to the country of Headquarters, namely Djibouti (Djibouti). Secretariat, headed by Executive Secretary and comprising: /Office of the Executive Secretary/ including Internal Auditor and 3 sections: Administration and Finance; Information and Documentation; Fund Mobilization. /Division of Economic Cooperation/ including 3 sections: Trade, Industry and Tourism; Transport, Communication and Telecommunication; Telecommunications; Women Desk. /Division of Agriculture and Environment/ including 3 sections: Agricultural Development and Food Security; Natural Resources Development and Energy; Environment Protection. /Division of Political and Humanitarian Affairs/ including 4 sections: Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolution; Disaster Management; Telecommunications; Women Desk.
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