IGAD AND USAID SIGN USD 1M GRANT TO SUPPORT THE CENTER

CVE Admin - Tue , 13 Nov, 2018

8th November 2018, IGAD Secretariat, Djibouti.

Amb. Mahboub Maalim, the IGAD Executive Secretary and Mr. Patrick Wilson, the USAID Deputy Head of Mission for East Africa, signed a USD 1,000,000 grant to support the IGAD Center of Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism(ICEPCVE) programmes and activities for the coming year.

The signing was witnessed by Amb. Larry Andre, the US Ambassador to Djibouti and IGAD, Donald Keene, the USAID Legal Advisor, and Dr. Simon Nyambura, the ICEPCVE Director.

The Executive Secretary thanked the US government for its continued support to the CVE  Center.  The US delegation commended the excellent work of the Center and IGAD in general.