Senior IGAD Member States officials convene on strengthening regional cooperation in conflict prevention
CEWARN’s Committee of Permanent Secretaries (CPS) convened on 28 April 2021 at the Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel in Entebbe to deliberate on strengthening regional cooperation in conflict prevention in the IGAD region.
The committee that convenes bi-annually comprises Permanent Secretaries of Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda. The Minister of Interior of the Republic of Uganda Hon. Gen. Jeje Odongo and the IGAD Executive Secretary Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu officiated the meeting.
In his remarks Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu stressed the need to act early & engage strategically to tackle root causes of conflict and to adequately address peace and security challenges in the #IGAD region. He also said reg’l cooperation in #conflict prevention has never been more urgent.
Refer to a press release on the occasion for more information.
Also refer to decisions of the 16th meeting of CEWARN Committee of Permanent Secretaries (CPS)