The Objective and Missions of ISSP are:
- Contributing to foster peace, security, sustainable development and regional integration in the IGAD region.
- Enhancing the effectiveness of the member states security sector to address common transnational, regional and national security threats.
- Objectives of ISSP:
- Enhance and enable member states' security sector capacity to address common transnational security threats, thus, engendering sustainable economic development; and
- Contribute the prediction, anticipation, prevention, and management of emerging, evolving, and exiting security threats in the IGAD region for sustainable development and economic integration.