Special Projects

Special Projects 

IPSS views partnership as a mutually beneficial and co-operative relationship in which partners have common understanding, objectives, resources, roles and responsibilities in order to achieve desired outcomes. IPSS partners bring a different set of values, priorities, resources and competencies to its strategy, programmes and projects. These diverse contributions together are linked by a common vision to help achieve peace and security in Africa.

IPSS partnerships aim to facilitate opportunities for staff and students to participate in research, training and professional development, academic studies, joint projects/events, outreach collaborations, knowledge, information, student and staff exchanges. IPSS partners may be categorised into the following categories:

 

  • African Union, Regional Economic Communities (RECs)/Regional Mechanisms (RMs)
  • Development funding partners
    • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
    • Austrian Development Agency (ADA)
    • Swiss Confederation
    • Brenthurst Foundation
  • Embassies
    • Embassy of the United States of America
    • Embassy of Denmark
    • Royal Norwegian Embassy
    • Embassy of Belgium
    • Embassy of the People’s Republic of China
    • Embassy of Switzerland
    • Embassy of Japan
    • Embassy of Sweden
    • Embassy of Canada
  • Private sector
    • Dangote Group
  • Think tanks/universities
    • African Leadership Centre, King’s College London, UK
    • Leipzig University, Germany
    • United Nations University for Peace (UPeace) Africa Programme, Ethiopia
  • Programme/project development partners
    • Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), Ethiopia
    • Shanghai Institute for International Studies, China
    • Africa Peace Support Trainers Association (APSTA), Kenya (membership based)
    • Center for Media, Democracy, Peace & Security, Rongo University College, Kenya
    • Social Science Research Council (SSRC), United States
    • Budapest Center for Mass Atrocities Prevention (BCMAP), Budapest
    • Institute for Security Studies (ISS), South Africa and Ethiopia
    • Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)
    • World Peace Foundation, United States
    • Rwanda Peace Academy, Rwanda
    • Civil society (various)
    • Media (various)