The IFSI platform is intended to be a place for discussion, exchange and sharing information to support ongoing dialogue processes between Member States on regional issues for the regional economic integration.

In the context of COVID-19, this digital platform is the top priority to establish a quality knowledge base to help IGAD secretariat, Member States and their Diplomatic Academies to convene and foster reflection, consensus and solidarity on issues affecting the region.

This digital platform fosters dialogue and exchanges between member states to respond to pressing information needs; facilitate access to specialized documentation on IGAD; allow users of the platform to share good practices and experiences in various fields; provide a regional database of experts