Latest Past Events

A Human Security Approach for AU PSOs: Lessons from AMISOM

IPSS old Conference room

(In-person participation is by invitation only) Background to the Research Programme Through United Nations Security Council Resolution 2628 the UN authorized the African Union Peace and Security Council to reconfigure AMISOM and replaced it with the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS), with effect from 1 April 2022. AMISOM was a central pillar in […]

Current Ethiopian Crisis Inquiries into Fundaments

IPSS New Conference Hall

Download:  Concept Note | To Register:  Click Here (In-person participation is by invitation only) The Institute for Peace and Security Studies and the College of Social Sciences, Addis Ababa University, in collaboration with Makerere Institute of Social Research, Makerere University, Uganda, are organizing a two days conference on the theme  “Current Ethiopian Crisis: Inquiries into […]

Second Annual Strategic Retreat between Civil Society and the Political Affairs Peace and Security (PAPS) Commissioner

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Download: Concept Note Over the last 20 years the African Union (AU) has established itself as the principal continental policy maker on governance, peace, and security. In the last year, the AU has operationalized an institutional reform which has seen a merger of the former Peace and Security and Political Affairs (PSD, DPA) departments into […]