Created: Monday, 16 January 2017
A Ministerial meeting jointly chaired by IGAD and the European Union; and attended by representatives of IGAD Member States, Development Partners, including Germany and UNDP; and other stakeholders, with the following objectives:
a) To launch the €63.9 million project Collaboration in Cross-Border Areas of the Horn of Africa Region – First Phase, supported by the European Union
(b) To inaugurate the establishment of a Cross-border Development Facilitation Unit at Moroto, Uganda, supported by the Government of Germany.
(c) The output of the meeting will be a joint IGAD – EU – Germany - UNDP Communiqué, highlighting the significance of the special focus on cross-border development within the framework of implementing IDDRSI.