Recent News
Oct 16, 2018
Auckland, New Zealand – The Cairo International Center for Conflict Resolution, Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding (CCCPA) concluded its presidency of the International Association of Peacekeeping Training Centres (IAPTC) with the handover of the flag to the New Zealand Armed Forces. The Handover Ceremony took place on the last day of the 24th IAPTC Conference, held in Auckland, New Zealand from 1-4 October 2018, under the theme “Innovative Capacity Building for Effective Peace Operations”. The conference brought together representatives from military, police, and civilian peacekeeping training centers, personnel from ...more
Oct 16, 2018
Cairo, Egypt – CCCPA took part in the 73rd Tahrir Dialogue Series, titled “Peacekeeping Operations: Lessons Learned from 60 Years of Participation”. The session was organized by the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy of the American University in Cairo on 3 October 2018, with the support of the Embassy of Ireland in Cairo. Guest speakers included former UNIFIL Force Commander, Major General Michael Beary, Senior Advisor to CCCPA, Brigadier General Ehab Khadr, former UN Resident Coordinator in Lebanon,  Mona Hamman, Aileen Keating from UNTSO Jerusalem, and Karim Makdisi, associate professor of ...more
Sep 30, 2018 - Oct 10, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA is organizing a Pre-Deployment Training (PDT) for Egyptian military peacekeepers who will be joining the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). 105  military peackeepers are attending the training from 30 September to 10 October 2018. To date, Egypt’s total contribution to MINUSCA is 1,166 peacekeepers. The training starts with a conflict analysis of the situation in the Central African Republic and MINUSCA’s mandate. The rest of training is based on the Core Pre-Deployment Training Material (CPTM), including UN peacekeeping ...more
Sep 23, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA hosted a dinner in honor of H.E. Soyata Maiga, Chair of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights on 19 September 2018. The event is part of CCCPA’s flagship program, “The Boutros Boutros-Ghali Global Speakers Series”, honoring the late UN Secretary-General.  Ms. Maiga spoke about the importance of women’s roles in addressing peace and security challenges in Africa. She highlighted that despite many international and regional commitments made by states, “the absence and under-representation of African women in formal processes of prevention, mediation, ...more
Sep 18, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - In cooperation with the Secretariat of the International Forum for the Challenges of Peace Operations, CCCPA, in its capacity as a Forum’s partner, hosted a workshop on the “Considerations for Mission Leadership in UN Peace Operations Study,” from 12-13 September 2018. The Considerations Study was first published in 2010 by the Challenges Forum Partners, in close cooperation with the UN Secretariat. The Study aims to provide guidance on what senior mission leaders in United Nations peacekeeping operations need to consider when planning and implementing their mandates. It addresses potential tensions and ...more
Sep 17, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA organized two pre-deployment trainings (PDT) for Egyptian military peacekeepers joining the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). 220 military peacekeepers attended the training from 8-13 September 2018. The second training,  held from 15-20 September 2018 was attended by 68 peacekeepers. The aim of such PDTs are to train and prepare peacekeepers before their deployment to Mali. Egypt’s total contribution to MINUSMA, to date, is 472 peacekeepers. PDTs are held in collaboration between CCCPA and the Egyptian Ministry of Defense, in accordance ...more
Sep 13, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA organized a training on “Combating Human Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants” from 2-6 September 2018. Sixteen civilian, military and police officials from Egypt, Algeria, Nigeria, Namibia, Kenya, Angola, Mozambique, Mauritania and Burundi attended the training.    The aim of the training is to improve African capacities in combating human trafficking and smuggling of migrants. It familiarizes participants with the fundamental concepts, root causes, and the scale of the problem in Africa. Participants learn about the international and regional frameworks including international conventions and ...more
Aug 25, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA organized a pre-deployment training (PDT) for 67 Egyptian Troops joining the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) from 25-30 August 2018. The aim of the PDT is to train and prepare peacekeepers before their deployment to the mission in Congo.    The training is held in collaboration between CCCPA and the Egyptian Ministry of Defense, in accordance with General Assembly resolution A/RES/49/37. Egypt’s total contribution to MONUSCO is 489 peacekeepers. The training starts off with a presentation on the nature of conflict in the respective ...more
Aug 15, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA conducted three consecutive UN pre-deployment trainings (PDT) for Egyptian peacekeeping forces. The troops will be joining the African Union/United Nations Hybrid operation in Darfur (UNAMID), the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) and the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo  (MONUSCO). The trainings, which ran from 5 August through to 25 August 2018, were held in close collaboration between the Center and the Egyptian Ministry of Defense, in accordance with General Assembly resolution A/RES/49/37. The ...more
Aug 15, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA organized a pre-deployment training (PDT) course for 250 Egyptian Peacekeeping forces joining the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) from 15-19 August 2018. The aim of the PDT is to train and prepare peacekeepers before their deployment to Mali.   The training is held in collaboration between CCCPA and the Egyptian Ministry of Defense, in accordance with General Assembly resolution A/RES/49/37. Egypt’s total contribution to (MINUSMA) is 475 peacekeepers.   The training starts off with a context-specific presentation for the peacekeepers on the nature of ...more
Aug 14, 2018
Cairo, Egypt – CCCPA organized a pre-deployment training (PDT) course for 450 Egyptian Peacekeeping forces joining the United Nations - African Union Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) from 6-14 August 2018. The aim of the PDT is to train and prepare peacekeepers before their deployment to the mission area.   The training is a collaboration between CCCPA and the Egyptian Ministry of Defense, in accordance with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1769 in 2007. Egypt’s total peacekeeping contribution to UNAMID is 1,021.   The training starts off with a context-specific presentation on the nature of ...more
Jul 31, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA held a training on “Combating Human Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants” in Cairo from July 29 to August 2, 2018. The aim of the training is to build African capacities to address the challenges related to human trafficking and smuggling of migrants. Fifteen civilian, military and police personnel attended the training, representing Egypt, Burundi, Angola, Chad, Mozambique, Mauritania, Uganda, Namibia, Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire.   The training focuses on enhancing the participant's capacity to combat the crimes of human trafficking and smuggling of migrants. It familiarizes them with ...more
Training Activities
Oct 28, 2018 - Nov 01, 2018
Introduction Human trafficking and smuggling of migrants are crimes that cause grave violations to human rights. For this reason, CCCPA provides training to military, police and civilian (diplomats, prosecutors and justice) officials directly involved in combating human trafficking and smuggling of migrants.    Teaching Method The training is based on highly interactive, case-based, and peer learning tools. It adopts a unique integrated multidimensional approach that brings together civilian, police and military professionals.   Learning Objectives - Deepening participant understanding of the definitions, root causes ...more
Recent Publications
Cairo Occasional Papers 3
"ورشة عمل "المنظومة الإفريقية لإعادة الإعمار والتنمية في مرحلة ما بعد الصراع وعلاقتها بالسياق الأممي لبناء واستدامة السلام
الدور المصري في إعادة الإعمار والبناء في أفريقيا: طبيعة الاستجابة، التجارب المنافسة، مواطن القوة والضعف

 
Cairo Occasional Papers 2
 "ورشة عمل "المنظومة اإلفريقية إلعادة اإلعمار والتنمية في مرحلة ما بعد الصراع وعالقتها بالسياق األممي لبناء واستدامة السالم"

الخبرة األفريقية في إعادة اإلعمار والتنمية في أعقاب انتهاء الصراعات: رؤية تقييمية
 
Policy Brief 5
Setting the Stage for the UNGA’s High-Level Thematic Debate on UN, Peace and Security: Reflections and Key Messages from Regional Meetings, May 2016
Cairo Occasional Papers 1
What Do U.S. Mid-Term Elections Mean For Africa?
 
Recent Interviews
Sep 17, 2017
 التغطية الاعلامية لافتتاح السيد سامح شكري وزير الخارجية لمؤتمر الرابطة الدولية للتدريب على حفظ ...watch
Sep 17, 2017
 لقاء مع مدير مركز القاهرة الدولي على هامش استضافة المؤتمر السنوي لرابطة مراكز التدريب على حفظ ...watch
Sep 17, 2017
 التغطية الاعلامية لافتتاح السيد سامح شكري وزير الخارجية لمؤتمر الرابطة الدولية للتدريب على حفظ ...watch
Sep 17, 2017
 التغطية الاعلامية لافتتاح السيد سامح شكري وزير الخارجية لمؤتمر الرابطة الدولية للتدريب على حفظ ...watch
Sep 17, 2017
 التغطية الاعلامية للمؤتمر السنوي للرابطة الدولية لمراكز التدريب على حفظ ...watch
Sep 17, 2017
  التغطية الاعلامية لافتتاح السيد وزير الخارجية لمؤتمر الرابطة الدولية لمراكز التدريب على حفظ ...watch
Sep 17, 2017
 التغطية الاعلامية لافتتاح السيد سامح شكري وزير الخارجية لمؤتمر الرابطة الدولية للتدريب على حفظ ...watch
Sep 17, 2017
التغطية الاعلامية لمؤتمر الرابطة الدولية لمراكز التدريب على حفظ ...watch
Sep 17, 2017
التغطية الاعلامية لافتتاح السيد سامح شكري وزير الخارجية لمؤتمر الرابطة الدولية للتدريب على حفظ ...watch
Sep 09, 2017
Welcome message from Director General Ashraf Swelam for the 23rd Annual IAPTC Conference, Cairo, 11-14 September ...watch
Tribute to the Fallen Heros

The Cairo Center pays tribute to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for the cause of peace. We celebrate their courage and dedication, while honoring their sacrifice.