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IGAD Regional Strategy for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism

The Regional Strategy was officially launched on 25th April 2018 by the Djibouti Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Mahamoud Ali Youssouf.Download the document here: IGAD Regional Strategy for P/CV...

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NATO Conference - Africa in Action: Tailoring Security to Real Needs and Threats

ICEPCVE Director, Dr Simon Nyambura, participated as a Key Speaker in a NATO Conference with the theme “Africa in Action: Tailoring Security to Real Needs and Threats.” The conference was held in ...

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Experts’ Roundtable CVE Baseline Project

The Center, represented by the Director, Dr. Simon Nyambura, participated in an Experts’ Roundtable CVE Baseline Project held on 30th April 2018.  The roundtable was organized by the  Afri...

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IGAD Centre a Guiding Light in Fighting Violent Extremism

BY PETER KAGWANJAViolent extremism is the greatest security threat of our time, and an existential threat to emerging democracies. In 2016, the world experienced a total of 11,072 terrorist attacks, r...

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Official Inauguration of The Center

The Official Inauguration of the IGAD Center of Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (ICEPCVE) will be held at the Center’s Offices in Djibouti on 25th April 2018 at 16:00.The ...

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IGAD Confronting Violent Extremism in East and Horn of Africa

MAHBOUB MAALIM, SIMON NYAMBURAEast Africa’s security landscape is currently confronted by a significant increase in the activities of violent extremist groups, chief among them being the Al Shabaab,...

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Counter-Narrative Workshop, Kigali, Rwanda

ICEPCVE, in partnership with Hedayah, are holding a Counter-Narrative Workshop in Kigali, Rwanda - 5th February 2018....

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Communiqué

COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE 60TH EXTRA-ORDINARY SESSION OF IGAD COUNCIL OF MINISTERS ON THE SITUATION IN SOUTH SUDANThe IGAD Council of Ministers held its 60TH Extra-Ordinary Session on January 27, 2018 in Add...

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IGAD Council of Ministers commits to support ICEPCVE politically, diplomatically and financially

During IGAD  60TH Extra-Ordinary Council of Ministers Session held on January 27, 2018 in Addis Ababa, IGAD Ministers of Foreign Affairs noted the establishment of The IGAD Centre ...

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YALI Workshop

The IGAD Center of Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (ICEPCVE) is holding a workshop for the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Alumni.The workshop title is "Amplifying...

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Scenes from YALI Workshop

Executive secretary of IGAD giving his welcoming speech to the participants of the workshop.Participants of the workshop debating in the fight against radicalization and violent extremism.Young Africa...

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The IGAD Executive Secretary Holds Consultations with the USAID administration

Last week in Washington DC, Amb. Mahboub Maalim, the IGAD Executive Secretary held talks with Amb.Mark Green, the USAID Administrator. Their consultations centered on the South Sudan Conflict, discuss...

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Executive Secretary Mission to Washington DC to Promote the Activities of the Center

The IGAD Executive Secretary, Amb. Mahboub Maalim and the Director of ICEPCVE Dr Simon Nyambura held a series of meetings with key Department of State officials in DC, among them: Mr. Eric Stromayer, ...

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IGAD launches Afrika Moja, an umbrella platform for civil society campaigns to counter violent extremism

The IGAD Center of Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism has launched an umbrella platform for civil society organizations in the Horn and Eastern Africa region to implement ca...

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IGAD Partners with Italian Government in Preventing Violent Extremism

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Center of Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (ICEPCVE) this morning launched a three-day workshop in Djibouti  on ...

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The IGAD Executive Secretary's visit to Washington DC

The IGAD Executive Secretary, (ES) Amb. Mahboub Maalim and Mr. Mohamed Ali Hassan- the Secretary General (SG), Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Djibouti held a series of me...

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IGAD CENTER VALIDATES REGIONAL STRATEGY FOR PREVENTING AND COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM

The IGAD Center of Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) organised a two day workshop in Djibouti to validate two key IGAD documents that underpin IGAD’s efforts to coun...

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IGAD P/CVE CENTER OF EXCELLENCE HOLDS INNOVATION LAB TRAINING ON COUNTER MESSAGING

2-02-2017, Djibouti: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Center of Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (ICEPCVE) held a two-day innovation lab training worksho...

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IGAD HOLDS AN INAUGURAL MEETING FOR CVE CENTER OF EXCELLENCE AND COUNTER MESSAGING HUB

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in partnership with Djibouti and United States Governments held an inaugural meeting for the Preventing and Counter Violent Extremism Center of Ex...

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Training Workshop on Electronic Surveillance as a Good Practice in Preventing and Countering Terrorism in the Horn and Eastern Africa Region

20 September 2016, Mombasa:  IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP), in partnership with the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF), held a three-days Training Workshop – from 15 to 17 September...

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Consultative Meetings for the Development of Regional Strategy for P/CVE

7 September 2016, Nairobi: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) held the seventh round of national consultations with delegation from  the Republic of South Sudan who include gov...

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Regional Training on the Protection of Victims, Witnesses and Criminal Justice System officials as a Good Practice in Preventing and Countering Terrorism

31 August 2016, Entebbe – The IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP), in partnership with the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF), has conducted a three days regional training workshop from 29 to ...

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