OUR PROGRAMMES

The Institute has initiated a number of strategic programmes to enhance the teaching, learning and studies of peace, conflict, peace- building education and practice in Africa.

Academic Programmes
Occassional Training Programmes
Summer Institutes
Roundtables & Workshops
Peace building Forums
Short-Term Courses
Research
Conferences
Commemorative Programmes
Peace Education & Training
Youth and Peace building
Women, Peace & Security

WHAT WE DO

AAIPSDS through its activities and programmes are 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.
  • Security, Public Safety and Order.
  • 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    its   public discourse   on   critical    issues of global,     regional,     national     and      local     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     and   studies   links   research     with   policy    and     practice     and     also     encourages   the     adoption   of     a     multidisciplinary     approach   on    it’s  thematic   areas    of   research.   AAIPSDS   is   positioned   to    engage   with     other    allied     institutions     and   networks     to     conduct   original   research    that   can    inform  policy  on   issues   of  global,   regional,   national   and   local   importance.

 

BUILDING CAPACITIES

AAIPSDS    has   been    involved   in   building   the   capacities   of   strategic      organisations,     civil     society,      professionals      and  non –  professionals   through    occasional    training   programmes,    short –  term      courses,     professional     and    post – graduate     Diploma    programmes in the following areas:

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.

Certificate Courses

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

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   through   its    strategic   programmes  targeting   children,    youths   and  women  intends   to   provide  a   platform   that   would  enhance     their    participation   in    peace-building  and  exercising  their  rights    to    participate     in      the    democratic      processes.

  • 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    conflict  mediation.

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