African Centre for Peace Building-AFCOPB


African Centre for Peace Building-AFCOPB

Is a non-governmental organization based in Ghana which aims at peace building through youth development.

Location: Ghana
Members: 23
Latest Activity: Dec 29, 2015

Invitation: Africa Peace Conference

We are pleased to announce the 2015 Africa Peace Conference on “Peace, Security and Human Development in Africa” to be convened on October 29-31, 2015 at the Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy, University of Ghana, Accra-Ghana.

The 2nd Africa Peace Conference is organized by the Africa Center for Peace Building, Ghana in collaboration with the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and supported by Teachers Without Borders and Global Educators for All Initiative.

A highly selective group of delegates from around Africa and the world will be in attendance, including heads of educational institutions and organizations, Ambassadors for Peace, security professionals, human development experts, regional organizations, religious leaders, youth and women leaders, civil society leaders and politicians.

There is a growing awareness among people throughout the Africa of the urgent need for innovative vision and bold leadership in the continent if we are to resolve the critical issues of our time. With this in mind, the Africa Peace Conference will bring together outstanding leaders within and outside Africa whose individual and collective experience, wisdom and insight are needed if we are to build a new Africa of peace and prosperity for all.

In addition to the various special sessions of the conference on peace, security, education, health, family affairs, religion and politics, delegates will be offered a wide range of opportunities to visit places and institutions in Ghana, as well as meet with representatives of the government, educational institutions, and the private sector.

On October 30, 2015, all Africa Peace Conference participants are invited to attend, as special VIP guests, the Africans for Peace Award Ceremony, featuring the presentation of several categories of peace awards to individuals and organizations/institutions that represents the highest ideals and practices that contribute to a sustainable and lasting peace in Africa.

A special one day capacity building course for Ambassadors for Peace on Cultural Diplomacy shall be offered by the Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy, University of Ghana to expose them to track 2 diplomacy for peace.

Who Must Attend:

  • civil society leaders and staff,
  • representative from development agencies and regional blocs
  • government departments
  • security services
  • corporate bodies
  • academia and peace and conflict students students
  • cyber security experts

Visit our website www.afcopb.orgfor more nformation

Discussion Forum

The Peacekeeping Africa conference 2015

Started by Zak Mntambo Jun 8, 2015. 0 Replies

Dear Peacekeeping…Continue

Africa Peace Festival June-July, 2012

Started by Korsi Senyo Dec 22, 2011. 0 Replies

The Africa Peace Festival aims at bringing together people from diverse cultures and origins, education and religion to display their cultures and commitment to development through peace building.…Continue

Tags: Festival, Education, Conference, Peace

peace as a universal language!

Started by Hon. Obi Ndifon Neji. Last reply by Korsi Senyo Jan 26, 2011. 1 Reply

Peace is a universal language spoken by all but understood by only a few. In our every day activities we often engage in conflict management and activities that are directed toward building peace…Continue

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Comment by Korsi Senyo on December 18, 2011 at 7:47pm
Comment by Korsi Senyo on August 17, 2011 at 4:48pm
Comment by UDEME AKPAN on June 23, 2011 at 9:05am
Comment by Korsi Senyo on June 22, 2011 at 9:19am
African Centre for Peace Building in partnership with Teachers Without Board and Global Educators For All Initiative is organizing 2011 MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT AMBASSADORS SUMMIT ON PEACE AND DEVELOP... and Professional Peace Education Workshop July 28-31, 2011 in Accra
Comment by Korsi Senyo on June 22, 2011 at 9:15am
Comment by UDEME AKPAN on June 12, 2011 at 6:44am
Comment by Nurudeen Adeyinka Oyewole on June 11, 2011 at 1:35pm
Good to be here!
Comment by Korsi Senyo on June 4, 2011 at 8:54am
Udema you are welcome to The African Centre for Peace Building
Comment by Korsi Senyo on February 24, 2011 at 7:07pm
The Ghana Education Service-GES endorses the Peace Education Certificate Programme of the African Centre for Peace Building. The approval has also given the mandate to AFCOPB to post Volunteer Teachers to assist rural schools in teaching and learning activities while embarking on peace education programmes.
Comment by Korsi Senyo on January 22, 2011 at 7:03pm

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