Certificate in Gender, Peace and Security
Certificate in Gender, Peace and Security (CGPS)
The main objective of the course is to equip participants with basic tools for analytical thinking, and relevant skills in gender, peace and security.
Papers offered include:
Introduction to Gender Studies
Introduction to Theories of Peace and Security
Gender and Conflicts in Africa
Gender and Development in Africa
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
Gender, Human Rights and International Law
Good Governance – Principles and Perspectives
Basic Research Methods and Writing Skills
This course targets persons working with the following organizations in Africa
International and Regional Organizations (e.g. United Nations, African Union, Economic Community of West African States, Southern African Development Community)
Security Services (e.g. Police, Armed Forces, Immigration, Customs )
Government Organizations, Civil Service, Judiciary
National Peace Councils
Non-Governmental Organizations and Humanitarian Agencies
Civil Society Organizations
Local Organizations and Networks
Individuals with an interest in Gender, Peace and Security
The course runs for three weeks and takes place twice a year in March and September.
Admission to the programme requires a first degree or a diploma. Applicants with higher academic qualifications who need formal education in the area of gender, peace and security are also eligible to apply.
The cost of application is Ghȼ100 for Ghanaians and US$50 for non-Ghanaians.
How to apply
Apply online or download an application form from this website once a call for applications for this course is advertised either on this website, our social media sites or in selected newspapers.
For other details about the course, contact the Registry on +233 (0) 244847394 / +233 (0) 501209332 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org