The second Horn Dialogue Series organized by the Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) in collaboration with the Institute of Security Studies (ISS) and the Institute of Political and Strategic Studies (IEPS) of Djibouti has started at the Djibouti International Exhibition Centre at Escale International Hotel.
The two days conference (i.e., 5 and 6 July 2023) is organized under the theme ‘The state of Regional Integration in the Horn of Africa: Patterns, Challenges and Prospects’. The Conference was officially opened by H.E Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Djibouti. In addition, the opening remarks were made by Mr. Aden Omar Abdillahi, Director of Institute of Political and Strategic Studies; Dr. Semir Yusuf, Project Head of Horn of Africa Security Analysis of the ISS; and Mr. Jafar Bedru, Deputy Director of the IFA. The participants are drawn from government institutions including Ambassadors and senior diplomats, policy and reseinstitutions, IGAD as well as academics in the countries of the Horn of Africa.