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Sep 28
15TH APSTA Annual General Meeting (AGM)

  15th APSTA Annual General Meeting (AGM) Yaounde, Cameroon, 4-5 October 2017 The 15th APSTA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be...


Sep 27
APSTA participates in 23rd Annual Conference of IAPTC

The 23rd Annual Conference of the International Association of Peacekeeping Training Centres (IAPTC) held from 11 -14 September, 2017, hosted by Cairo...


Sep 10
23rd IAPTC Annual Conference

The 23rd Annual Conference of the International Association of Peacekeeping Training Centres (IAPTC) will be held in Cairo, Egypt, from 11-14 Septembe...


Sep 08
APSTA participates in UN Military Unit Manuals (UNMUM) Regional Implementation Seminar

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of APSTA, Brig Gen. Daniel Kwadjo Frimpong (Rtd) participated in the three day workshop on implementation of the&nbs...


Aug 24
New Commandant and Provost for Center for Strategic Research and Studies (CSRS) at NDCN

The APSTA has been informed about the departure of Rear Admiral Samuel Alade as Commandant of the National Defense College (NDC), Nigeria. The ne...


Aug 04
APSTA E-Newsletter July 2017, Volume 3, Issue 7

inside this issue: => APSTA News: APSTA participation in Protection of Civilians (PoC) course at IPSTC. => Members News: APSTA Members lat...


Aug 02
New Commandant at Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership and Peacekeeping Centre (MLAILPKC) formerly known as NAPKC

On 29 July 2017 the Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre (NAPKC) officially was renamed as the Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership and Peacekeep...


Jul 16
APSTA participates in Protection of Civilians (PoC) course at IPSTC

The second course on Protection of Civilians (POC) held at the International Peace Support Training Center (IPSTC), Karen, and funded by Denmark ended...


Jul 08
APSTA E-Newsletter June 2017, Volume 3, Issue 6

inside this issue: => APSTA News: APSTA participation at the African Security symposium 2017. => Members News: APSTA Members latest headli...


Jul 07
EZC.Partners: Women’s Leadership Programme

EZC.Partners transformative leadership programme for women leaders, established in cooperation with the Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict R...


Jun 30
APSTA participates at the Africa Security Symposium 2017

The African Security Symposium 2017 was held 20-21 June at Hotel Radisson Blu in Nairobi, Kenya. The two day event was a unique platform bringing ...


Jun 29
Scholarships for MAS ETH Mediation in Peace Processes

The Master of Advanced Studies ETH Mediation in Peace Processes (MAS ETH MPP) is built on a close partnership between ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal...


Jun 14
Call for Applications: The West Africa Peacebuilding Institute (WAPI) Courses

The West Africa Peacebuilding Institute (WAPI) is a practice-based highly interactive and intensive training program organized by the West Africa Netw...


Jun 07
E-Newsletter May 2017, Volume 3, Issue 5

Inside this issue: => APSTA News: CEO of APSTA Leadership Lecture at IPSTC and the upcoming 1st Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of APSTA. ...


Jun 06
Call for Application: Course on Humanitarian Assistance in West Africa

The upcoming training course on Humanitarian Assistance in West Africa is  jointly organized by the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Trainin...


May 28
CEO of APSTA delivers Leadership Lecture at IPSTC

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of APSTA, Brig Gen. Daniel Kwadjo Frimpong (Rtd), delivered a lecture on Leadership at the International Peace S...


May 23
Call for Application: ESDC Core Course on Security Sector Reform (SSR)

The upcoming training course on Security Sector Reform (SSR) is co-organized by the Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution (ASPR) and...


May 11
E-Newsletter April 2017, Volume 3, Issue 4

Inside this issue: => APSTA News: APSTA has a New Chief Executive Officer (CEO), APSTA participation in the 4th African Logistics Forum (ALF) an...


May 09
APSTA has New Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

We are pleased to inform you that the African Peace Support Trainers Association (Secretariat) has a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Brig Gen Danie...


Apr 20
1st APSTA Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM)

1st APSTA Extraordinary General Meeting  EIFORCES, Yaounde, Cameroon, 28 June 2017 The 1st APSTA Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) will be ...


Apr 13
E-Newsletter March 2017, Volume 3, Issue 3

Inside this issue: => Members News: APSTA Members latest headlines and their training calendar for April 2017. => AU & RECs/RMs Headli...


Apr 13
Academy Robert Bosch Fellowship (Central Europe and Africa)

The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, is inviting applicants for the Academy Robert Bosch Fellowship (Central Europe and Africa...


Mar 08
E-Newsletter February 2017, Volume 3, Issue 2

Inside this issue: => APSTA News: The just concluded APSTA 12th Board of Directors meeting and launch of Harmonised Standards for AU ASF Integra...


Mar 07
New Provost at the CSRS, National Defence College, Nigeria

The Secretariat would like to inform all our stakeholders that Dr Istifanus Zabadi, the Provost of the Centre for Strategic Research and Studies (CSRS...


Feb 17
Communique: APSTA 12th Board of Directors meeting

The Board of Directors of the African Peace Support Trainers Association (APSTA) concluded its 12th meeting, which was held Hilton Hotel in Yaound&eac...


Feb 17
APSTA Board launches the Harmonised Standards for AU ASF Integrated Mission Support Training

            As part of its 12th meeting, the APSTA Board of Directors launched the Harmonised Stan...


Feb 17
CoESPU: 10th High Risk Operations Course (HRO010)

The 10th High Risk Operations Course (HRO10), organized by the Center of Excellence for Stability Police Units (CoESPU), is planned to take place at t...


Feb 16
12th APSTA Board of Directors meeting begins in Yaounde

The 12th APSTA Board of Directors meeting officially opened at the Hilton Hotel in Yaoundé, Cameroon, on 16 February 2017. The me...


Feb 13
Call for Application: Political Advisor Course for Peace Support Operations in Africa

The Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Center (KAIPTC), in collaboration with the Austrian Ministry of Defense and Sports (MoDS), has lau...


Feb 05
E-Newsletter January 2017, Volume 3, Issue 1

Inside this issue: => APSTA News: APSTA participation in AU Peace Fund Senior Experts Workshop on Window 3, 3rd Ad Hoc as well as the upcoming 1...


Feb 03
Key Decisions of the AU Summit

(Non-official Summary) The 28th African Union (AU) summit held in Addis Ababa on 30-31st January was a historical one given the landmark decisions ...


Feb 01
USIP Survey: Determining the right publishing options

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is planning to republish the following three publications that were initially published between 2007 &ndas...


Jan 30
Current Vacancies: African Union Commision

African Union Commission (AUC) has several employment opportunities for different positions and duty stations. To find out the details, visit the A...


Jan 30
Call for Applications: Civil Society Leadership Institute 2017

The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) with support from the Ford Foundation is inviting applications from qualified candidates to the 2017 C...


Jan 30
Suggested Themes/ Sub-themes for the 23rd IAPTC Annual Conference

The Executive Committee Meeting (ECM) of the IAPTC is scheduled to take place in Cairo, Egypt, from 14 – 16 March 2017, among others, to discuss...


Dec 07
E-Newsletter November 2016, Volume 2, Issue 11

Inside this issue: => APSTA News: Participation in 2nd Conference of  AU Police Strategic Support Group (PSSG) and KAIPTC Countering Violen...


Dec 06
CoESPU: 7th course on Training Building (TB07)

The 7th course on Training Building (TB07), organized by the Center of Excellence for Stability Police Units (CoESPU), is planned to take place at the...


Nov 23
Call for applications: ESDC Core Course on Security Sector Reform (SSR)

The upcoming ESDC Core Course on Security Sector Reform (SSR) is co-organized by the ASPR and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence and Sports in t...


Nov 04
E-Newsletter October 2016, Volume 2, Issue 10

Inside this issue;  => APSTA News: Participations in the 8th ASF annual training implementation workshop, SADC RPTC Member States  val...


Nov 03
Invitation: United Nations Military Units Manuals (UNMUM) Regional Seminar

The Cairo Center for Conflict Resolution and Peacekeeping in Africa (CCCPA) will be co-organising, in partnership with the United Nations Office of Mi...


Oct 08
E-Newsletter September 2016, Volume 2, Issue 9

In the more than two decades since Mozambique’s civil war ended and its first multiparty elections were held, the country still faces persistent...


Oct 07
Request for Proposal: Provision of External Audit Service

The African Peace Support Trainers Association (APSTA) invites applications from prospective and eligible firms for pre-qualifications for provisi...


Oct 01
APSTA participates in 22nd IAPTC Annual Conference

The 22nd International Association of Peacekeeping Training Centres (IAPTC) Annual Conference was hosted by the Peace Support Operations Training ...


Sep 30
New Publication: A Comprehensive Review of African Conflicts and Regional Interventions (CRACRI)

The African Peace Support Trainers Association (APSTA) is pleased to share with you a new publication titled "A Comprehensive Review of Afric...


Sep 23
Job Openings: CEO and DCEO/ Programme Coordinator

The African Peace Support Trainers Association (APSTA) seeks to appoint competent, dependable and self-driven individuals, with impeccable integr...


Sep 14
APSTA has New Chairperson: Commissioner (Dr) Cecile OYONO-THOM, EIFORCES

In accordance with the Association’s principle of rotational presidency, the International School for Security Forces (Ecole Internationale des ...


Sep 14
APSTA E-Newsletter August 2016, Volume 2, Issue 8

If Africa aspires to achieve its ambitious goal of ‘silencing the guns’, it must deepen and strengthen the African Union’s polit...


Sep 08
Communique: 14th APSTA Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The African Peace Support Trainers Association (APSTA) held its 14th Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the InterContinental Cair...


Sep 05
Press Release: 14th APSTA Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM)

14th APSTA Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) InterContinental Semiramis Hotel, Cairo, Egypt, 5-7 September 2016 The 14th APSTA Confe...


Sep 05
14TH APSTA Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM)

  14th APSTA Conference and Annual General Meeting InterContinental Semiramis Hotel, Cairo, Egypt,          ...


Aug 19
Promotion and Appointment of former APSTA President and IPSTC Director

We are pleased to inform you that Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi, a former Director of the International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) in K...


Aug 18
New Web Platform: The APSTA "Peacekeeping This Month"

To open this online journal click the above infographics or click here


Aug 16
Apply: Oprah Winfrey’s African Women’s Public Service Fellowship at NYU 2017/2018

African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, sponsored by Oprah Winfrey, seeks to prepare African women with experience working on issues facing A...


Aug 15
Call For Application: Mo Ibrahim Foundation African Scholarships for Masters and PhD Study UK 2017/2018

The Centre of African Studies offers 3 MSc/MA scholarships to African nationals as part of the Governance for Development in Africa Initiative funded ...


Aug 12
Invitation for African Humanitarian Week, 15-19 August 2016

This year African Union Commission and its humanitarian partners will again celebrate African Humanitarian Week from 15-19 August 2016. The week concl...


Aug 05
Call For Applications: 7th Batch AU-YVC Recruitment

The African Union Youth Volunteer Corps (AU-YVC), established in 2010, is a continental development program that promotes youth volunteerism in Africa...


Aug 04
E-Newsletter July 2016, Volume 2, Issue 7

There is a long-standing recognition that rule of law is an essential element in achieving sustainable peace and development. In recent years it has g...


Jul 11
POTI updated course | Latest knowledge of peacekeeping logistics

The Peace Operations Training Institute (POTI) has released an updated course edition with new information on supplying peacekeeping operations in the...


Jul 10
New leadership at KAIPTC

Major General Obed Akwa, until recently the Commandant of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), has been redeployed from...


Jul 05
Call for applications: Courses on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

The Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution (ASPR) is offering two courses – one from 13-18 November 2016 and another one fr...


Jul 05
13th course on Protection of Civilians (PoC13)

The 13th course on Protection of Civilians (POC13), organized by the Center of Excellence for Stability Police Units, is planned to take place at the ...


Jul 04
E-Newsletter June 2016, Volume 2, Issue 6

The spectrum of peace operations ranges from regional offices focused on conducting good offices to full-fledged multidimensional peace operations wit...


Jun 21
FDRE-PSTC holds Conflict Prevention Course, 6 - 16 June 2016

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Peace Support Training Centre (FDRE-PSTC) held a Conflict Prevention Course, from 6 &n...


Jun 08
E-Newsletter May 2016, Volume 2, Issue 5

The role of religion in conflict and peacebuilding has all too often been depicted in binary terms: it is seen as a source either of violence or of re...


May 04
E-Newsletter April 2016, Volume 2, Issue 4

Conflict and fragile conditions that arise as a result of adversities such as civil wars, deprivation and emergency situations invariably compromise t...


Apr 28
The 2nd Ad Hoc Meeting of the APSTA Board of Directors opens in Cairo

The 2nd Ad Hoc Meeting of the APSTA Board of Directors opened yesterday in Cairo. The 2-day meeting is being hosted by the Cairo Regional Centre for T...


Apr 25
ACCORD's Founder and Executive Director awarded Honorary Doctorate of Social Sciences

Dear Colleagues and Friends of APSTA, We are delighted to inform you that the Founder and Executive Director of ACCORD, Vasu Gounden, has been awar...


Apr 17
SADC RPTC: TOR for Assessment of Training Needs and Capacity Gaps

The Southern African Development Community Regional Peacekeeping Training Centre (SADC RPTC) is seeking to conduct a Training Needs Assessment that wi...


Apr 17
Job Opening: Training for Peace (TfP) Secretariat, Addis Ababa

Training for Peace (TfP) is an African research, policy development and capacity building programme funded by the Norwegian Government. Established in...


Apr 11
APSTA invited to Challenges Forum High Level Event, 8-9 May 2016

The African Peace Support Trainers Association (APSTA) is invited to the Challenges Forum event, "United Nations Peace Operations 2020: The Unite...


Apr 04
Workshop Report: Review of Child Rights and Child Protection in PSOs Toolkit

Although the protection of children is not specifically mentioned as part of the mandate of the ASF, among others, Child protection (CP) is unders...


Apr 02
E-Newsletter March 2016, Volume 2, Issue 3

While gaining increasing attention from practitioners and academics, the concept of Infrastructures for Peace (I4P) is not new. In numerous countries ...


Apr 01
New ZIF Publication | Protracted Conflicts in the OSCE Area

Protracted Conflicts in the OSCE Area: De-escalation and Prevention as Priorities in 2016 Andreas Wittkowsky  The German Chairmanship of th...


Mar 29
Employment Opportunities

Organisation: Security Council Report (SCR) Position: Research Analyst  About the Position: the Research A...


Mar 21
CALL FOR PAPERS: ANNUAL REVIEW OF PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS IN AFRICA 2016

The theme of the Second Issue of the 2016 Annual Review of Peace Support Operations in Africa, to be produced by the Kofi Annan International Peacekee...


Mar 15
BIPSOT invites APSTA to United Nations Military Unit Manual (UNMUM) Implementation Regional Seminar-2016

Bangladesh Institute of Peace Support Operation Training (BIPSOT) invited the APSTA to United Nations Military Unit Manual (UNMUM) Implementation...


Feb 25
Workshop/Training on Strengthening Child Protection in PSOs

In collaboration with Save the Children East Africa, Secretariat of the African Peace Support Trainers Association (APSTA) is organising the Training ...


Feb 22
EAPTC invites APSTA to 2016 Annual Conference

The European Association of Peace Operations Training Centers (EAPTC) is a loose association of training institutions fostering training cooperation a...


Feb 17
Call for Papers: Workshop Decentering International Interventions

International Workshop, 15/16 July 2016, Free University Berlin Decentering International Interventions: Alternative Perspectives on Statehood and ...


Feb 16
CoESPU: Monitoring, Mentoring, Advising and Training Course

The Center of Excellence for Stability Police Units (CoESPU) conducted a Monitoring, Mentoring, Advising and Training Course (MMA & T) from 11...


Feb 11
Communique: APSTA 10th Board of Directors meeting

The Board of Directors of the African Peace Support Trainers Association (APSTA) concluded its 10th Meeting which was held at the Semiramis Hotel, in ...


Feb 05
APSTA: Call for Consultancy

The African Peace Support Trainers Association (APSTA) Secretariat is seeking a competent consultant, individual or organisation, to undertake the cop...


Jan 22
ISS | New Job Openings

The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) is seeking senior researchers for the following two positions: => ISS Addis Ababa: Senior Research...


Jan 18
Mr. El Gassim Wane, former Director of the Peace and Security Department of the AU, becomes new ASG at UN HQ

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed El Ghassim Wane, Mauritania and former Director of the Peace and Security Department of th...


Nov 30
AU FPU training harmonisation workshop

At the invitation of the AU  Commission, APSTA will facilitate a workshop to harmonise and standardise Formed Police Unit training for the Africa...


Nov 18
New Commandant: Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre (NAPKC)

The Secretariat has been informed about the departure of Major General Imomotimi as Commandant of the Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre (NAPKC). Briga...


Nov 10
AMANI AFRICA II FTX Concludes in Lohatla, South Africa

The AMANI AFRICA II Field Training Exercise concluded on 9 November 2015, with a remarkable display of solidarity among the standby brigades that cons...


Oct 20
AMANI AFRICA II FTX underway in South Africa, October - 2015

Ambassador Smail Chergui, Commissioner for Peace and Security, African Union Commission, formally inaugurated the AMANI AFRICA (AA) II Field Train...


Oct 07
Workshop on Finalisation of the Guideline on HIV Interventions in AU PSOs

In its Note Verbal of 25 September 2015, the AU Commission invited the African Peace Support Trainers Association (APSTA) to the Workshop on Final...


Sep 22
AU confirms APSTA participation in AA II FTX

In its Note Verbal of 11 September 2015, the AU Commission invited the African Peace Support Trainers Association (APSTA) to participate in the AMANI ...


Sep 11
Communique: 13th APSTA Conference and AGM

The 13th APSTA Conference and Annual General Meeting took place at Friendship International Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 7-9 September 2015....


Aug 19
New Director at the IPSTC: Brig PM Nderitu

The Secretariat has been informed about the departure of Brig Robert G. Kabage as the Director of the International Peace Support Training Centre (IPS...


Aug 07
SADC RPTC has a new Commandant: Brig Gen Bongani A. Jonas

The Secretariat has been informed that Brig Gen Bongani A. Jonas (South Africa) has been appointed as the Commandant of the SADC Regional Peacekeeping...


Jul 27
AU invites APSTA to AMANI AFRICA II FTX

In its Note Verbal of 16 July 2015, the AU Commission has invited the Executive Director (ED) of the APSTA to participate in the Force HQ Training as ...


Jul 22
Communique: 9th APSTA Management Committee (MANCO) meeting

The  9th APSTA Management Committee (MANCO) meeting took place at the APSTA Secretariat, Nairobi, Kenya from 21 – 22 July 2015 ...


Jun 30
FDRE PSTC Inaugurated

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) inaugurated the Peace Support Training Centre (PSTC) on Saturday, 27 June 2015, at the premises of ...


Jun 22
Database of Senior African AU/UN Mission Managers and Leaders

In September 2013, we launched the ‘Senior African AU/UN Mission Managers and Leaders’, or the APSTA-SAMM, to capture and document a compr...


Jun 21
Report of UNSG’s High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations: Uniting Our Strengths for Peace - Politics, Partnership and People, June2015

Following the posting of the Summary Report of the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations a couple of days ago,...


Jun 10
APSTA conducts CRACRI Authors Meeting, Pretoria

As part of the project timelines and the APSTA Secretariat’s work plan 2013-2016, the Secretariat organised a meeting of the Authors of the chap...


Jun 08
Development of a Comprehensive AU African Standby Force / Peace Support Operations Mission Startup Framework

Qualified Expert(s) should contact the APSTA Secretariat at: apsta@apsta-africa.org


Jun 02
Call for Proposals: AU ASF PSO Manual Reader

The Secretariat of the APSTA is seeking to develop and publish a Manual (Reader) for the African Standby Force (ASF), African-led Peace Support Operat...


May 05
ACOTA extends its highest regards to APSTA

In its letter dated 26 March 2015, the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance (ACOTA) programme submitted an application for membership...


Apr 27
APSTA launches “new look and feel” Website

The African Peace Support Trainers Association, APSTA, has launched its new Website: http://www.apsta-africa.org. The third generation APSTA Website ...


Apr 23
Peacekeeping This Month: Call for Think Pieces

The APSTA Secretariat intends to revive the “Peacekeeping This Month” as an Online Journal for interested institutions and individuals...


Apr 16
Civilian Peacekeepers Foundation Course Harmonisation Workshop, Nairobi: Report

The meeting was followed by the AU meeting in Accra (May 2009), and the APSTA collaborative efforts (June-November 2009) to determine the elements tha...


Apr 12
PSO Manual Development Project

APSTA is undertaking a project on the development of a family of tools for the ASF and other African-led PSOs, as well as for UN peacekeeping that...


Mar 30
ECOWAS Financial Management Guidelines Workshop

The Finance Division of the Political Affairs, Peace and Security (PAPS) Department at the ECOWAS Commission was set up in 2013. The Division is model...


Mar 23
APSTA Launches the 2014 Annual Report

The APSTA Annual Report 2014 was launched as part of the 8th Management Committee (MANCO) Meeting at the IPSS-Addis Ababa University, on 11 March ...


Mar 14
APSTA participates in AU PSSG Technical Planning Session

At the invitation of the African Union Commission Peace and Security Department (PSD), the APSTA Executive Director participated in the AU Police ...


Mar 09
AU Police Strategic Support Group Technical Planning Session AU Commission, Addis Ababa

In its note verbale of 26 February 2015, the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Department (PSD) invited the APSTA Executive Director (ED) to p...


Mar 09
AU PSOD Retreat, Addis Ababa

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Feb 16
Integrated Mission Support Training Harmonisation and Standardisation Workshop, AU Commission, Addis Ababa

  At the invitation of the AU PSOD, the African Peace Support Trainers Association (APSTA) Secretariat plans to conduct the Mission Supp...


Jul 01
CRACRI

Background:  General Intent The Secretariat of the African Peace Support Trainers Association (APSTA) is seeking to compile and publish...


May 09
Police Pre-Deployment Training Harmonisation Workshop, Accra: Report

  Maj Gen Obed B Akwa, Commandant of the KAIPTC, opened the workshop. He welcomed the participants to Accra, Ghana, and to the Centre. He emp...


Dec 02
Civilian Training Workshop, Nairobi

Introduction 1. On 17 September 2013, the GiZ Office in Nairobi for the Eastern African Standby Force Coordination Mechanism (EASFCOM), invited...