Recent News
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
Apr 29, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA conducted another pre-deployment training (PDT) course for Egyptian peacekeeping forces who will be joining the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA). 155 peacekeepers attended the training which took place from 15-19 April 2018.   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; the role of gender and women in peacekeeping, and rules of ...more
Apr 25, 2018
Cairo, Egypt – CCCPA, the Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a fourth phase of cooperation in support of peace and security in Africa on April 24, 2018. The project signing ceremony was hosted by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. H.E. Ambassador Hany Selim, Assistant Foreign Minister for International Cooperation for Development, Randa Aboul-Hosn, UNDP Egypt Country Director and  Minister Plenipotentiary Ashraf Swelam, CCCPA Director General, signed the project document extending Japanese support to CCCPA for the 11th consecutive year.   The project ...more
Apr 18, 2018
Cairo, Egypt – The first training course on “Gender-Sensitive Media Coverage in Conflict Situations” was held from 15-18 April 2018.  The training, organized in collaboration with UN Women, brought together 26 media professionals covering conflict areas from the Arab World. The countries represented were Libya, Iraq, Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Lebanon, and Jordan, in addition to Egypt.   CCCPA’s decision to launch this new and innovative program comes as a recognition of the important role that professional media plays in societies in times of peace and war. According to UN Women, “The ...more
Apr 01, 2018
Stockholm, Sweden – CCCPA participated in the workshop organized by the Challenges Forum Secretariat from 8-9 March 2018, to revise and update the “Considerations for Mission Leadership in UN Peace Operations Study”, published in 2010. The workshop brought together the co-chairs of the Leadership Toolkit Project with the aim to critically review the content of the Considerations Study and support the development of additional pedagogical tools.   The workshop addressed key emerging issues facing today’s mission leaders, including strengthening political engagements, protection of civilians, operating in ...more
Apr 01, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - In partnership with the Integrated Training Service (ITS) of the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations and the Department of Field Support (UNDPKO/DFS), CCCPA organized the United Nations Senior National Planners Course (UN-NPC), from 17-29 March 2018. This was the first time for the course to be held in Africa and the Arab world.      The UN-NPC brought together 30 senior officials and national planners from 22 current and emerging Troop- and Police-Contributing Countries (TCCs-PCCs) for a two-week training course, conducted by a team of senior UN trainers, instructors, mentors and ...more
Mar 30, 2018
CCCPA conducted two pre-deployment trainings for Egyptian Peacekeepers joining the  the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID),  and Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) from 4-14 March and 18-28 March 2018, respectively. The training was implemented in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Defense, in accordance with General Assembly Resolution A/RES/49/37. A third training  was conducted from 18-28 February 2018, for Egyptian peacekeepers joining the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ...more
Mar 30, 2018
Auckland, New Zealand – Acting in its capacity as the President of the International Association of Peacekeeping Training Centers (IAPTC), CCCPA chaired the annual meeting of the Executive Committee of the Association, held from 20–22 February 2018. The meeting, organized by the New Zealand Defense Force, host of the 24th Annual Conference of the Association, provided an opportunity to set the strategic plan for the year, discuss the overall management of the Association, and agree on the planning of the annual conference. It also provided an opportunity to discuss the theme, agenda and organizational matters of the Annual ...more
Mar 28, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA, in cooperation with the Counter -Terrorism Unit of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is organizing an expert workshop titled “Towards a Comprehensive Approach to Countering Extremist Narratives Conducive to Terrorism in the East and Horn of Africa” to be held on 15-16 April 2018. The workshop will bring together experts in the field of preventing and combating terrorism, including government officials, practitioners from the East and Horn of Africa region, members of the Global Counter-Terrorism Forum (GCTF), and international and regional partners. The workshop aims to advance the discussion on ...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.