The 16th Extra-Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) was concluded on the 23rd of November with a communiqué expressing the progress made in the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in the Sudan, as well as current political, security and humanitarian situations in Somalia.

The Summit was chaired by Prime Minister Meles, the current Chairperson of IGAD, and present were President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, President Omar El Bashir of the Sudan, President Ismael Omar Guelleh of Djibouti, and President Mwai Kibaki of Kenya, the Chairperson of the IGAD sub-committee on the Sudan, as well as Mr. Yusuf Hassan Ibrahim, representing the President of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of Somalia and Engineer Mahboub Maalim, the Executive Secretary of IGAD.

The communiqué commended the efforts of the AU High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) in facilitating the Parties’ agreement on the implementation of outstanding issues in the CPA and Post-Referendum Arrangements.

The communiqué is available on request; please send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated (Wednesday, 15 December 2010 18:05)