The Office of the Commandant (OOC)
The Office of the Commandant (OOC) includes the Office of the Deputy Commandant, the Office of the Chief Coordinator and the Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Department.
The Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Department of the Office of the Commandant provides support and advice to the Commandant in the execution of his functions within the KAIPTC. The department has oversight and coordination responsibility of all units and some key functions under the Office of the Commandant. These functions include: Strategic Planning and Implementation; Inter department coordination; Partnership coordination and management.
The Office of the Commandant directly supervises the following units:
The Unit provides legal advice and support to the Commandant, Departments, Units, and staff of KAIPTC to ensure conformity and compliance to national, regional and international legal standards. The Unit also represents the Centre on all legal related issues as well as assisting in streamlining the Centre’s procurement systems and procedures, reviewing and drafting of Contracts, Agreements and Memorandum of Understanding/ Memorandum of Cooperation with relevant stakeholders.
Rachel G. Maccarthy
The Stakeholder Engagement Office was set up in July 2019 to coordinate and manage the KAIPTC Stakeholder Engagement processes and its related institutional partner relations. In line with Centre’s strategy to position itself as a key service provider, the Office supports the various Departments to engage strategically with local, regional, continental and international stakeholders and intensify the relationship with existing Development Partners.
The office seeks to establish and strengthen cooperation and initiatives with relevant stakeholders, including Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s) Private Sector, Development and Governments Institutions and Regional and International Bodies.
Head of Stakeholder Engagement Office
CORPORATE AFFAIRS UNIT
The Unit is responsible for the formulation and implementation of communication and advocacy strategies to increase awareness and knowledge and facilitate understanding of KAIPTC programmes and activities - both internally and externally. The Unit is also responsible for the development and production of the Centre's communication materials and coordinates interactions between the Centre and its stakeholders..
Mrs. Rosemond Ebi-Adwo Aryeetey
Head of Corporate Affairs
MONITORING & EVALUATION UNIT
The Monitoring & Evaluation Unit is responsible for designing, developing and managing the Centre’s M&E system, coordinating all department and unit level M&E related activities, generating periodic M&E reports and providing a framework for assessing results. The unit also advises on how to ensure continual improvement in performance in the Centre’s programmes and activities through learning and knowledge management.
Head of Monitoring & Evaluation
The unit formulates finance related policies and provides financial support to all the other departments. It is also responsible for the overall financial operations of the KAIPTC including management of the treasury and bank accounts
Head of Finance
INTERNAL AUDIT UNIT
The Unit assists Executive Management to fulfil its vision and strategic objectives by regularly evaluating the effectiveness of the Centre’s governance processes, as well as its risks management & Internal controls. The Unit also audits all departments of the Centre, with the view to ensuring:
Mrs. Christiana Pambo
Head of Internal Audit
The KAIPTC Library is the pivot of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre. It is a state of the art library with an environment that stimulates a high level of academic work. Researchers, Students, Faculty, participants, and other patrons from all over the world are attracted to the library physically or remotely – turning the Library into an essential component of the Centre.
The automated services and functions of the Library in addition to the wide access to electronic resources have turned the Library portal into an important resource. Digital information resources, electronic databases, articles and catalogues of printed materials are accessible on the portal.
Head of Library
WOMEN, PEACE & SECURITY INSTITUTE
The Women, Peace and Security Institute (WPSI) serves as “a knowledge Centre for expanding technical capacity, training and policy research and analysis on women, peace and security in order to better inform the broader peace and security agenda in Africa”(WPSI Project Document).
Mrs. Joana Osei-Tutu
Head of Women, Peace and Security Institute (WPSI)
DESIGN & PRODUCTION UNIT
The design and Production Unit is responsible for managing all KAIPTC’s creative processes from conceptualization to delivery. The unit works collaboratively and in conjunction with the various departments of the Centre, specifically the Corporate Affairs unit to produce quality visuals and communicative materials in accordance with KAIPTC corporate image as per policies, standards and brand guidelines of the Centre, to enhance market visibility of the Centre’s products and services.
Ms Innocentia Aban Odartey
Acting Head of Design and Production Unit