I was lucky to have lecturers who reached out to me not only as academic mentors, but also as models of excellence and commitment.
- Michael Khorommbi (BA graduate, 2015)
Elements of Peace Keeping
Dr J. Adebayo
Duration & Time:
30 September - 04 October 2019, 08h30 – 16h30 (unless otherwise specified)
This module aims to equip students with critical knowledge and practical and technical-operational skills as key components of an extremely professional service in complex situations of peace- operations and peace-building. The module is a foundation course for civilians interested or already serving in peace keeping operations. It considers a variety of roles in peace operation missions, and will provide participants with the core knowledge and skills they would require to serve in complex peace missions. This training orientates participants to the key functional areas including, inter alia, the modern African Union and African regional groupings peace and security mechanisms; the roles and responsibilities of civilians in peace keeping operations, electoral assistance, the delivery of humanitarian assistance and the protection of vulnerable groups, civilian, police and military peacekeepers relations, security sector reforms, and cross-cutting issues such as human rights, gender, protection, conduct and discipline, and cultural awareness and communication, and stress management, identify training need and facilitate in-mission training.