The report was presented by Dr. Yonas Adaye Adeto, Director of IPSS and Michelle Ndiaye, Director of the IPSS Africa Peace and Security Programme (APSP), and moderated by Ms. Ana Elisa De Santana Afonso, Director of the UNESCO Addis Ababa Liaison Office to AUC and UNECA and Representative to Ethiopia.
On 29 August 2019, IPSS and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Lesotho in Ethiopia jointly organized a briefing session on the opportunities and challenges of the peace process in Lesotho. The event attracted more than 40 participants comprised of the diplomatic community and peace and security experts.
At the heart of AU Agenda 2063 is the aspiration for a peaceful and secure Africa. To this end, the framework specifically targets the year 2020 as the deadline by which all guns will be silent in Africa.