Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD)

Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD)

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