The Africa Continental Free Trade Area: Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainable Development, Peace and Security in the Horn

Skylight Hotel

To Register  -  Click Here The Life & Peace Institute (LPI) and the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) are pleased to invite you to a Forum launching the Horn of Africa Bulletin’s (HAB) edition on The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The articles in this edition explore the AfCFTA and its impact since the agreement’s […]

Prospects of China-Africa Cooperation: Youth Leaders Forum

Skylight Hotel

Download: Concept Note | Agenda To Register  -  Click Here China and Ethiopia, the two countries among the oldest civilizations of the world, started their diplomatic relations in the 1970s. This relation was modest in its early years, but it began to grow starting in the mid-1990s. Not only it grew, but for some it […]

Multilateralism seen through the Eyes of MIKTA

FBE Campus Eshetu Chole conference Hall, AAU

Download: Concept Note To Register  -  Click Here The Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) was established at Addis Ababa University (AAU) in 2007 following a tripartite agreement among AAU, the Royal Danish Embassy in Ethiopia, and the University for Peace Africa Programme. The initial vision of creating a premier higher learning and research institution on […]

The Shifting Geopolitical Alignments in the Greater Horn: Prospects and Challenges

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Addis Ababa , Ethiopia

Download :  Abstracts  |  Agenda The Horn of Africa is a strategic region connecting with the Gulf through the narrow strip of the Red Sea. States and peoples of the region experience diverse forms of vulnerabilities and opportunities in terms of security, conflict, and development, both with considerations of internal dynamics and interplay with immediate […]

Peace and Security in Africa and TICAD 8 (evaluation of TICAD 8 outcomes)

Hybrid | Hyatt Regency Addis Ababa | Zoom

Download: Concept Note To Register  -  Click Here The 10th edition of the Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa has taken place in 2022 in Bahir Dar in hybrid format under the theme, “Managing Security Threats: Building Resilience for the Africa We Want”. Following this, the secretariat holds multi-stakeholders dialogue on a selected theme […]

APSA’s Strategic Partnerships for Peace Beyond Funding

Download: Concept Note Registration Link The Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) and the United States Institute for Peace (USIP) will convene a seminar on Thursday 16 February 2023 at the sideline of the African Union (AU) Assembly. The theme of the seminar is “APSA’s Strategic Partnerships for Peace Beyond Funding”. The seminar will […]

Africa’s Place in a Multipolar World: Moving from Strategy to Action

Bayerischer Hof, Yellow Parlour , Germany

Download: Concept Note Global competition for spheres of influence, technological supremacy, and raw materials is heating up. States increasingly use their economic power to shape the global order according to their national interests without due diligence to how these actions impact others. Increasing tensions between USA and China, the Russian war in Ukraine, and regional […]

36th AU summit: confronting Africa’s security challenges?

Hybrid Conference (Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa) , Ethiopia

Download: Concept Note  |  Register to attend online As African leaders prepare for deliberations at the Thirty-Sixth Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly of Heads of State and Government, from 18 to 19 February 2023, a number of issues compete for their attention. The first comprise of global matters with enormous impacts on Africa’s well-being […]

MPSA Alumni Event 2023

Download:  Concept Note  |  Agenda The MPSA programme provides state-of-the-art executive training for professionals working on African peace and security issues. The objective of the programme is to enhance the professional competencies of senior and mid-level officials from the African Union (AU), Regional Economic Communities (RECs), and Regional Mechanisms (RMs) working as part of the […]

IWD 2023 – Forging women’s equality through Embracing Equity

Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Embassy of the Netherlands, Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Download:  Concept Note International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated annually to highlight the achievements of women, raise awareness about existing gender inequalities, and challenge and act towards gender equality. This year’s theme of IWD is #EmbraceEquity. This theme highlights the fact that we do not all start from the same place, and as such, we […]