One of the ways that the African Union (AU) addresses threats to Africa’s security is by authorising or deploying counter-terrorism operations. Such operations are related to, but distinct from peace support operations, which are an AU statutory tool for preventing, managing and resolving crises. This policy brief explains why and how the AU should reposition...

ISS/TfP organised and facilitated the technical workshop on the Development of the AU Police Strategic Support Group (PSSG) Roster System 1/2018 from 25-27 June 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in support of AUC. The PSSG workshop deliberated the development of the AU Police Roster system. The workshop was based on four draft AU Police Policy...

ISS/TfP participated in the Gender is My Agenda Campaign (GIMAC) consultative meeting on Gender Mainstreaming in the African Union and Member States on 20-21 June 2018 in Nouakchott, Mauritania. The meeting was entitled: “Corruption and Governance: Impact and way out for Women, Children and Youths.” The objective of the event was to provide recommendations to...

Annette Leijenaar visited a number of AU counterparts from 12-16 February for internal meetings on a number of planned ISS/TfP activities to be undertaken in collaboration with PSD. During the said week CMPCRD ‘s Five-year work plan was approved by the Commissioner for P&S. The work plan has already been sent for printing. Dr Bah...