Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD)

What is Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD)?

Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) meaning

note – formerly known as Inter-Governmental Authority on Drought and Development (IGADD)

 

established – 15-16 January 1986 as the Inter-Governmental Authority on Drought and Development; revitalized – 21 March 1996 as the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development

 

aim – to promote a social, economic, and scientific community among its members

 

members – (6) Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda; note – Eritrea declared its suspension in 2007

 

partners – (20) Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, EC, France, Germany, Greece, International Organization for Migration, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, UN Development Program, US, World Bank

 

 

reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html