The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and UN Women Regional Office Sign a Cooperation Agreement

Nairobi, Kenya: The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), His Excellency Amb. (Eng) Mahboub M. Maalim and UN Women’s Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Ms. Diana Ofwona signed a Memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the two organizations on 14 June 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Also in attendance was Ms. Ayan Mahamoud, Coordinator for Regional Progamming, IGAD Drought Disaster Resilience & Sustainability Initiative (IDDRSI) Platform, Ms. Simone ellis Oluoch-Olunya, UN Women Deputy regional Director and several policy advisors and staff from UN Women.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa; Kenya

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment; Ending violence against women and girls; Gender equality and women’s empowerment

UN Women office involved in publication: Africa; East and Southern Africa Regional Office; Kenya Country Office

Publication year: 2016

Number of pages: 3

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)