Think tank

Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre

KAIPTC

Accra, Ghana

The Ghana Ministry of Defence (MoD) established the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) in 1998 and commissioned it in 2004. The purpose was to build upon and share Ghana’s five decades of internationally acclaimed experience and competence in peace operations with other states in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region and the rest of Africa. This was in recognition of the need for training military, police and civilian men and women to meet the changing demands of multidimensional peace operations. The Centre is one of the three (3) Peacekeeping Training Centres of Excellence mandated by the ECOWAS to offer training in peacekeeping and Peace Support Operations (PSO) in Africa.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.kaiptc.org/

Address:
PMB CT 210, Cantonments, Accra, Ghana

Country:
Ghana

Sub-region:
Western Africa

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Ghana
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
Other
Year founded
2004
Age (years)
Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre
 17
Ghana average
 25
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Ghana Ministry of Defence (MOD)
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Major General Francis Ofori (Commandant)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): N/A

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre
 8
Ghana average
 7
Global average
 29

Data notes

Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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