WHAT WE DO

AAIPSDS through its Academic & Strategic programmes is dedicated to the following:

INFORMING DECISION MAKING

AAIPSDS    through     roundtables,    workshops,      conferences    and   peace – building     forums     engage  practitioners,     the     academia,     eminent personalities,  ministries    and departments  of  government agencies,      civils     society   organisations ,    individuals,    traditional    rulers   and    other  non state  actors    to   participate   in   dialogues,   debates   on   issues  that    are   critical    to    the    transformation    of   conflicts  and further   enhance sustainable Development  in Nigeria  and   Africa   at   large.

AAIPSDS works with a broad range of experts to provide evidence based analysis for advocacy, policy influencing and engagement on the following areas:

  • Fragility and Conflict
  • Peace – Building.
  • Democracy, Governance and Participation.
  • Women, Peace and Security.
  • Private Security & Public Safety.
  • Climate Change and Environment.
  • Food Security.
  • Economic Growth and Development Policies.
  • Population Dynamics and Urbanisation.
  • Youth and Peace Building. 

RAISING AWARENESS THROUGH PUBLIC DISCOURSE

AAIPSDS  through public discourse on critical  issues of local, regional, national and global importance provides  a  platform for raising awareness, shaping public opinion,  informing  policy and providing  opportunities   for   continuous    dialogue,  conflict  transformation,   and   mediation.

CREATING EVIDENCE BASED KNOWLEDGE

AAIPSDS   through     its     research      agenda   links  policy    and     practices as well as  encourages   the     adoption   of     a     multi-disciplinary     approach   it    it’s  thematic   areas    of   research.   AAIPSDS   is   positioned   to    engage   with     other    allied     institutions     and   networks     to     conduct   original   research    that    inform  decision making on  issues   of  local, regional, national and   importance.

 

BUILDING CAPACITIES

AAIPSDS    has   been    involved   in   building   the   capacities   of   individuals, corporate   organisations,     civil     society,      and governmental agencies   through    its academic and strategic programmes. 

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES

Post-Graduate Diploma

  • Terrorism,  Counter   Terrorism   and   Security Studies
  • Peace,   Security  and   Development   Studies.

Certificate Courses

  • Peace   and   Development   Studies
  • Border Management   and   Security.
  • Private   Security   and   Public   Safety
  • Women   in   Peace   and   Security.
  • Disaster   and   Humanitarian   Emergency   Management.

Professional Diploma

  • Peace   and   Development   Studies.

STRATEGIC PROGRAMMES

  • Terrorism,  Counter   Terrorism   and   Security Studies
  • Peace,   Security  and   Development   Studies.
  • Youths in Organized Crime, Gangs and Political Violence.
  • Post-Insurgency, Reconciliation and Trauma Healing.
  • Youths in Post-Insurgency, Reconstruction and Peace Building.
  • Indigenous  Knowledge   Systems, Governance   and   Conflict Issues in Development.
  • Post-Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace Building.
  • Women in Peace and Security.
  • Armed Violence Reduction & Strengththening community Security (AVRSCS)

ENHANCING INCLUSIVENESS AND PARTICIPATION

AAIPSDS  has engaged with children, youths and  women on the following strategic  programmes:

  • Women, Peace and Security (WPS).
  • Abdulsalami Abubakar Children Advocacy for Peace Building (AACAP)
  • Abdulsalami Abubakar Youth Advocacy for Peace Building (AAYAP)

CONFLICT PREVENTION

AAIPSDS   plays   a   significant   role    in   conflict  prevention  directly   and    indirectly    through   its’    varied    programmes    by    providing  the  necessary   skills and   knowledge  in early warning system.

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