IGAD participates in High Level Regional humanitarianism in action conference in Dubai

Thursday, 26 February 2015 17:44

The first ever high level conference that brought together key regional organisations to discuss how to better respond to humanitarian crises was held on 24-26 February 2015 in the International Humanitarian City in Dubai, UAE.Representatives from the Arab League, African Union (AU), Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Organisation of American States (OAS), Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC), Caribbean Disaster Emergency Agency (CDEMA), and Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) gathered in Dubai for three days to share experiences and explore cooperation to better respond to disasters.
Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi Minister of International Cooperation and Development of United Arab Emirates opened the meeting.IGAD was represented by Dr John Kabayo, IDDRSI Regional Coordinator and Mr Nuur Mohamud Sheekh, Senior Conflict and Humanitarian Adviser.