Press Releases

  • 8th batch of Master of Arts in Conflict, Peace and Security Programme Matriculated
    Accra, 22nd January, 2018: As per the mandate of the Academic Affairs Unit of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) to deliver world class postgraduate programmes in Peace and Security, the Unit has successfully matriculated the eighth cohort of students for the Master of Arts in Conflict, Peace and Security (MCPS 8).
  • Second session of Certificate Programme in Cyber Intelligence and Forensics ends
    Accra, 22nd January, 2018: Due to the phenomenal response and over-subscription for the maiden edition of the Certificate Programme in Cyber Intelligence and Forensics Course held in December 2017, the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) and e-Crime Bureau organized a week-long second training session for interested participants.
  • Delegation from Ethiopian Peace Support Training Centre visit KAIPTC
    The Head of Peace Support Operations for the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Peace Support Training Centre, Colonel Tamrat Andarge Terefe, has led a three-member delegation to visit the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC).
  • Air Vice Marshall Griffiths Evans deplores increasing rate of conflicts in Africa
    Accra, Ghana: 29th January 2018: Air Vice Marshall Griffiths Evans, Commandant of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has deplored the increasing rate of conflicts in Africa. In his opening remarks at the official opening of the Investigating Sexual and Gender Based Violence Course at KAIPTC, he noted that, in spite of the innumerable efforts aimed at curbing conflicts in Africa, conflict situations still exist, thereby dwindling socio–economic development and stability in Africa.
  • President Nana Akufo-Addo inaugurates Goodwill Ambassadors for KAIPTC
    Accra, 20 December, 2017: President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Republic of Ghana, has officially inaugurated a group of eminent global personalities as Goodwill Ambassadors for the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC).
  • President Nana Akufo-Addo commends KAIPTC at Sixth Graduation Ceremony
    Accra, 20 December, 2017: The President of the Republic of Ghana, and Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commended the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) for its great work in developing and increasing the stock of peace and security practitioners and experts critically needed to address the myriad of conflicts and threats facing the continent.
  • Hon. Ambrose Dery lauds KAIPTC for training personnel on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism in Africa
    Accra, December 11, 2017: Extremism and terrorism are regarded as twin security threats facing West Africa today. The sub-region’s vulnerabilities to these threats are due to several factors, some of which include tribal conflict, porous borders, weak state institutions, widespread corruption, poverty and mass unemployment, spread of Small Arms and Light Weapons, farmer-grazers land conflict, and ethnic tensions.
  • President of the Federal Republic of Germany, His Excellency Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre
    President of the Federal Republic of Germany, His Excellency Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre The President of the Federal Republic […]
  • H.E. Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of Italy, delivers Public Lecture at KAIPTC
    Accra, 28 November, 2017: His Excellency, Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of the Republic of Italy on Tuesday, 28th November, addressed some members of the Diplomatic Corps, invited representatives from public, private and civil society organizations, serving and retired personnel of the Ghana Armed Forces, and staff of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC).
  • KAIPTC and the New Zealand Defence Force strengthen capacity of Ghanaian Female Security Personnel
    Accra, November 24, 2017: The passage of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 in 2000, was among others, aimed at improving the participation of women in peacebuilding, and the prevention of conflict through addressing conflict-related sexual violence. Though there has been some fruitful global efforts towards its achievement, a review by the UN in 2015 pinpointed some challenges; addressing them requires continuous multi-stakeholder collaboration at all levels. In this light, the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) and the New Zealand Defense Force have been partnering to strengthen the capacity of Ghanaian female security personnel in various facets of their work.