Recent News
Aug 15, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA is conducting 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 Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO). The trainings, which began on 5 August and will end on 25 August, are being held in close collaboration between the Center and 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 ...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
Jul 19, 2018
CCCPA, in collaboration with the German Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF) organized a three-day peer coaching training workshop on “Mediation and Diplomacy” from 26-28 June 2018. The workshop aimed to enhance Arab and African capacities, at the regional and continental levels in mediation through sharing experience and best practices. The training brought together 15 mediation advisors from the League of Arab States, the African Union Commission, the Fem-Wise Secretariat, the African Regional Economic Communities and Regional Mechanisms (EAC, COMESA, IGAD, ICGLR), as well as senior Egyptian diplomats. Trainers ...more
Jun 04, 2018
Cairo, Egypt – CCCPA organized its second training course for Egyptian diplomats on “Facing the Media”, from 27-31 May 2018.    The five-day training aimed to enhance the skills of 37 junior Egyptian diplomats on facing the media including conducting TV interviews and press conferences.   The training is specifically designed to introduce diplomats to the methods and strategies of interaction with the media. It covers issues such as the list of invitees, press-kit, and techniques of addressing questions (profiling, setting, audience, and key message). In addition to the theoretical content, the trainers, ...more
May 29, 2018
Today, the United Nations celebrates the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers under the theme: “70 years of Service and Sacrifice”. The celebration is not only to pay tribute to the people who have served and continue to serve in UN peacekeeping operations, but also to honour fallen heroes, who have lost their lives to "save succeeding generations from the scourge of war”. On this day in 1948, the Security Council authorized the deployment of a few military observers to the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO). Since then, more than one million men and women from more than 120 countries ...more
May 01, 2018
Cairo, Egypt – Following the successful conclusion of CCCPA’s expert workshop, titled “Towards a Comprehensive Approach to Countering Extremist Narratives Conducive to Terrorism in the East and Horn of Africa”, the Center was invited to brief the Plenary meeting of the Working Group on Capacity Building in East Africa of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) on the workshop’s key findings and recommendations on 18 April 2018.    The workshop, which was organized in cooperation with the Counter-Terrorism Unit of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 15-16 April 2018, brought together ...more
May 01, 2018
Cairo, Egypt – CCCPA conducted its seventh training on Preventing Radicalization and Extremism Leading to Terrorism (PRELT) in Africa, from 25–29 April. This training comes as part of the current UNDP project funded by the Government of Japan, “Consolidating Peace, Security and Stability in Africa  III - 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 ...more
Nov 30, 2001
Training Activities
Sep 02, 2018 - Sep 06, 2018
Introduction Human trafficking and smuggling of migrants are crimes that cause grave violations to human rights. For this reason, CCCPA provides a training on "Combating Human Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants". The training will host 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 ...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.