Recent News
Sep 23, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA hosted an event under its flagship program, “The Boutros Boutros-Ghali Global Speakers Series”, honoring the late UN Secretary-General. The event was hosted on 19 September 2018 with the keynote speech given by H.E.Soyata Maiga, Chair of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Ms. Maiga addressed the importance of women’s role 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 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 training (PDT) courses 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,  while another 68 are attending the second training from 15-20 September 2018.  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” in Cairo from 2-6 September 2018. Sixteen civilian, military and police personnel 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 ...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 ...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
Jul 31, 2018
Cairo, Egypt – CCCPA held the eighth training on Preventing Radicalization and Extremism Leading to Terrorism (PRELT) in Africa, from July 29 to August 2, 2018. The training aims to provide local leaders with the necessary knowledge and skills to refute extremist interpretations of Islam, while propagating an alternative narrative of peace and coexistence within their local communities.   Fifteen local Nigerian leaders attended the training, including tribal leaders, religious figures, journalists, teachers, women, youth, public servants, and members of civil society.    The training covers the following modules: ...more
Jul 19, 2018
CCCPA hosted a reception on the occasion of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on 26 June 2018. The event was organized in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defense and Interior, and the United Nations Information Centre in Cairo (UNIC). It brought together high-level Egyptian officials, the diplomatic community in Cairo, and the families of five fallen Egyptian peacekeepers who lost their lives while serving in the UN missions in Sudan, Cote d’Ivoire, and Angola.   Attendees observed a moment of silence to pay tribute to the fallen Egyptian heroes: Captain Safie-Eldin Ahmed Eid, ...more
Nov 30, 2001
Training Activities
Sep 02, 2018 - Sep 26, 2018
The Center will host two training courses for Egyptian Peacekeepers joining the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) from 2-12 September 2018 and then 16-26 September 2018. The courses will be implemented in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Defense, in accordance with General Assembly resolution A/RES/49/37. The curriculum is based on UN Peacekeeping PDT Standards and covers topics such as UN peacekeeping operation principles; protection of civilians, the nature of conflict in the respective country; international humanitarian law and human rights; and preventing sexual ...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.