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Heads-of-state are discussing the IGAD Grand Stabilization plan for Somalia to complement the on-going AMISOM military operations.

President Yoweri Museveni (seated), being greeted by his Kenyan Counterpart Uhuru Kentata as South Sudan President Salva Kiiri (right) looks on. IGAD Heads of State and Governments were meeting in Addis-Ababa for 21st Extra Ordinary Summit of the IGAD and 47th Extra Ordinary Session of the IGAD Council of Ministers at Sheraton Hotel Addis-Ababa in Ethiopia on 3/5/2013. PPU photo.


Somalia has been grappling with terrorist attacks despite presence of heavily armed AMISOM troops in the Capital Mogadishu and other parts of the country.


Museveni will also attend the 47th Extra Ordinary Session of the IGAD Council of Ministers at Sheraton Hotel, Addis-Ababa today Thursday.

In session, the 21st Extra Ordinary Summit of the IGAD and 47th Extra Ordinary Session of the IGAD Council of Ministers at Sheraton Hotel Addis-Ababa in Ethiopia on 3/5/2013. PPU photo


IGAD was created in 1986 as a response to recurring and severe droughts and other natural disasters between 1974 and 1984 which caused widespread famine, ecological degradation and economic hardship in the Horn of Africa region, and as a regional approach to supplement national efforts working to mitigate the effects of these disasters.

In session; President Museveni (extreme right) attending the 21st Extra Ordinary Summit of the IGAD and 47th Extra Ordinary Session of the IGAD Council of Ministers at Sheraton Hotel Addis-Ababa in Ethiopia on 3/5/2013. PPU photo


The six countries: Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda took action through the United Nations to establish an intergovernmental body for development and drought control in their region.


At a January 1986 assembly of Heads Of State and Government, an agreement was signed which officially launched the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development (IGADD).

L-R; President Yoweri Museveni, Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa and South Sudan President Salva Kiiri during the 21st Extra Ordinary Summit of the IGAD and 47th Extra Ordinary Session of the IGAD Council of Ministers at Sheraton Hotel Addis-Ababa in Ethiopia on 3/5/2013. PPU photo


Eritrea later joined the organization in 1993. Soon after its formation the mandate of IGADD extended to include a role as a vehicle for regional security and political dialogue.


At an Extraordinary Summit of IGADD Heads of State and Government held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 18 April 1995, leaders met and resolved to revitalize the Authority by expanding its areas of regional co-operation, to create a fully-fledged regional, political, economic, development, trade and security entity similar to the South African Development Community (SADC) and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

Presidents Yoweri Museveni and Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in a side meeting while attending the 21st Extra Ordinary Summit of the IGAD and 47th Extra Ordinary Session of the IGAD Council of Ministers at Sheraton Hotel Addis-Ababa in Ethiopia on 3/5/2013. PPU photo


On 21 March 1996, the Heads of State and Government at the Second Extraordinary Summit in Nairobi, Kenya approved and adopted an Agreement Establishing the Intergovernmental Authority on Development.

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