Kebede Kassa Tsegaye

Senior Program Coordinator

Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Ethiopia

Involvement at the ISC


Kebede Kassa Tsegaye is the Senior Programme Coordinator of education, science, technology and innovation at the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Ethiopia, with focus on the education of refugees, returnees, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and host communities.

Between 2015 and 2019 he served as a Director for the Research and Knowledge Management Office at St. Mary’s University in Ethiopia, while from 2003 to 2010 he worked at the African Union, leading on the development of policies and strategies on sexual and reproductive health and rights, culture, sports, and population and development. Between 1988 and 2003 he taught and held various posts at Alemaya University in Ethiopia. Tsegaye graduated from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, holds a PhD in sociology from Klagenfurt University, Austria, and has published papers on higher education, culture, conflict resolution/transformation and livelihoods.

This page has been updated in June 2024.

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