Recent News
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
Mar 20, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - On the occasion of a three-day visit to Cairo by Under-Secretary-General Vladimir Voronkov, Head of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office, the Cairo International Center for Conflict Resolution Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding (CCCPA), in cooperation with the Counter-Terrorism Unit of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, hosted a high-level dinner on 3 March 2018. The dinner brought together high-level Egyptian officials from the ministries of defense, interior, foreign affairs, and social solidarity, the diplomatic community in Cairo, and the regional directors of UN agencies in Cairo.    Mr. Voronkov ...more
Feb 28, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA conducted a pre-deployment training (PDT) course for Egyptian peacekeepers who will be joining the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). The training took place from 18-28 February 2018. The PDT was held in close collaboration between CCCPA and the Egyptian Ministry of Defense in accordance with General Assembly Resolution A/RES/49/37.    As conflicts become more complex, training is not only vital, but a pre-requisite for all success of peacekeeping missions. This could not be truer than in the case of Egypt--a top troop and police contributing ...more
Feb 28, 2018
Cairo, Egypt – The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), the Egyptian Agency for Partnership for Development (EAPD), and the Cairo International Center for Conflict Resolution, Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding (CCCPA) organized a training workshop for the Leadership Team of the National Dialogue Steering Committee from 25-28 February 2018.   Assistant Foreign Minister for Sudan and South Sudan Affairs Hossam Eissa inaugurated the workshop on behalf of H.E. Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri, highlighting Egypt’s support to South Sudan on political, humanitarian and developmental affairs. Eissa indicated the ...more
Feb 25, 2018
Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA organized a training on "Combating Human Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants" 4 to 8 February 2018.  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. Thirty-four civilian, military and police professionals joined the five-day course. ...more
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
Training Activities
Apr 15, 2018 - Apr 25, 2018
This pre-deployment training will be for Egyptian peacekeepers joining the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). 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 abuse.   Pre-deployment trainings ...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.