Recent News
Jan 21, 2018 - Jan 25, 2018
Cairo, Egypt – CCCPA conducted its sixth training on "Preventing Radicalization and Extremism Leading to Terrorism (PRELT) in Africa" from 21-25 January 2018. This training comes as part of the current UNDP project funded by the Government of Japan, “Consolidating Peace, Security and Stability in Africa-2017/2018”.   The training is the first of its kind in Africa to approach the prevention of radicalization as a community-based activity, using traditional and Islamic inclusive narratives. The program aims to equip local leaders and influencers with the necessary knowledge and skills to refute extremist ...more
Dec 30, 2017
Cairo, Egypt – CCCPA organized a training on "Combating Human Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants" from 3-7 December 2017.   The course aims to improve participants' knowledge on combating human trafficking and smuggling of migrants. Participants are introduced to the fundamental concepts of human trafficking and smuggling of migrants, as they relate to international and regional frameworks. Additionally, the training provides participants with the necessary skills to enhance their investigation and case identification capabilities.   Nineteen civilian, military and police professionals joined the five-day ...more
Dec 28, 2017
Cairo, Egypt – CCCPA organized its first training course for senior Egyptian diplomats on “Facing the Media” from 20-21 December 2017.    The two-day course aims to enhance the skills of Egyptian diplomats in dealing with the press as well as overcoming sensitivities during TV interviews and press conferences. It covers topics such as preparedness for press conferences (list of invitees, press-kit, key messages, addressing questions) and preparedness prior to TV interviews (profiling, setting, audience, key message).   The training consisted of theoretical and practical sessions. Participants conducted ...more
Dec 27, 2017
Cairo, Egypt – The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, together with the Egyptian Agency for Partnership for Development (EAPD) and CCCPA, organized a high-level meeting on peace, security and prosperity in the Red Sea region, from 11-12 December 2017. The meeting brought together 50 high-level officials and experts working on political, economic and security issues from Djibouti, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen and Egypt.   In his keynote address, Egypt’s Deputy Foreign Minister Hamdy Loza highlighted the importance and unique opportunities of the Red Sea region, which he described as “one of the oldest ...more
Dec 03, 2017
Vancouver, Canada – The UN Peacekeeping Defense Ministerial Conference was held on 14-15 November 2017. The conference focused on four themes, namely: “Smart Pledges”, “Innovation in Training and Capacity Building”, “Early Warning and Rapid Deployment”, and “Protecting Those at Risk”. In addition, “Gender” and “Operating in Francophone Environments” were integrated as cross-cutting themes.   During the conference, Egypt’s delegation reaffirmed its commitment to improving the effectiveness of UN peacekeeping missions, announcing new pledges to support ...more
Nov 28, 2017
Cairo, Egypt – CCCPA organized a training on “Combating Human Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants” from 12-16 November 2017.   The course aims to improve participants' knowledge on combating human trafficking and smuggling of migrants. Participants are introduced to the fundamental concepts of human trafficking and smuggling of migrants, as they relate to international and regional frameworks. Additionally, the training provides participants with the necessary skills to enhance their investigation and case identification capabilities.   Nineteen civilian, military and police professionals joined the ...more
Nov 28, 2017
CCCPA mourns the death of an Egyptian peacekeeper killed while on duty at the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) in an attack near Gambo on Sunday 24 November 2017. May his soul rest in peace.  The Center also prays for the speedy recovery of the other three peacekeepers injured in the attack. "In this moment of sadness for MINUSCA, I express gratitude to this peacekeeper and to all blue helmets for their professionalism and sacrifice. Despite the extreme conditions and the unjustified armed attacks, these women and men fulfill their mission with selflessness and dedication." (Parfait ...more
Nov 27, 2017
CCCPA is deeply grieved by the heinous killings from the recent terrorist attack in Al Arish (North Sinai) on Friday, 24 November. May the souls of the victims of the Al Rawda mosque rest in peace. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the families of the martyrs. The Center also prays for the speedy recovery of the injured.   President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has condemned the extremist attack on the mosque, calling it "criminal" and "cowardly", and expressed his condolences to the victims and their families. The President affirmed that the attack "will not go unpunished" and that Egypt will persevere with ...more
Nov 22, 2017
Libreville, Gabon - CCCPA Advisor on Peacekeeping, Brigadier General (Ret.) Ehab Khedr, represented the Center at the African Standby Force (ASF) Training Implementation Workshop (TIW), organized by the African Union Commission (AUC), in collaboration with the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)--from 24-27 October 2017. The workshop was the ninth in a series of annual consultations, organized by the African Union Peace and Security Department (AU PSD), to coordinate and harmonize training activities with Training Centers of Excellence and Training Institutions (TCEs/TIs), in accordance with the ASF Training Policy and ...more
Nov 13, 2017
Cairo, Egypt – The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is organizing--in cooperation with the Egyptian Agency for Partnership for Development (EAPD) and CCCPA--a high level meeting on peace, security and prosperity in the Red Sea region, to be held from 11-12 December 2017, in Cairo, Egypt.    The meeting titled “Peace, Security and Prosperity in the Red Sea: Towards a Regional Cooperation Framework”, will be the first of its kind in Africa and the Arab world to address common challenges and opportunities in the region. It will provide an invaluable opportunity for states bordering the Red Sea to discuss ...more
Oct 31, 2017
Cairo, Egypt – CCCPA organized its third foundational course on “Conflict Resolution and Mediation” from 22–26 October 2017. The course, which gathered 10 participants, targeted Egyptian mid-level career diplomats.    The five-day course--developed by CCCPA--aims to improve the capacities of Egyptian diplomats on the design of mediation processes and enhance their mediation and negotiation skills. Topics covered the definition of conflict, its characteristics, and dynamics; approaches addressing different types of violence; the five styles of negotiation; conflict analysis; third party interventions; and ...more
Oct 31, 2017
Cairo, Egypt – CCCPA conducted its fifth training on Preventing Radicalization and Extremism Leading to Terrorism (PRELT) in Africa, in Cairo, from 21-25 October 2017. This training comes as part of the current UNDP project funded by the Government of Japan, “Consolidating Peace, Security and Stability in Africa, 2017-2018”. The training is the first of its kind in Africa to approach the prevention of radicalization as a community-based activity, using traditional and Islamic inclusive narratives. The program aims to equip local leaders and influencers with the necessary knowledge and skills to refute extremist ...more
Training Activities
Feb 18, 2018 - Mar 01, 2018
This will be the first training in 2018 for Egyptian peacekeepers joining the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). The training 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 exploitation and ...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.