About Us

The IGAD Center of Excellence in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism is established to promote regional sharing of good practices and lessons learnt in preventing and countering violent extremism initiatives and to bring together actors involved in P/CVE work in the region to ensure an inclusive and holistic approach. The Center is committed to facilitating the Eastern Africa region to move towards a common understanding of the drivers of extremism and to contribute to the reduction in violent extremism.