The Centre for Peace Initiatives in Africa (CPIA) is a regional peace organization based in Harare, Zimbabwe, established in February 2001 and endeavours to make a contribution towards the promotion of sustainable peace, stability and security in Africa, through conflict prevention, management and resolution.
Africa is a land whose many conflicts have torn apart that continent, leading to so much suffering. If Africa is to find its legitimate place in the twenty-first century, then Africans themselves, with the support of the international community, must identify ways of preventing conflicts, in the first instance, and of resolving them when they erupt. The Centre for Peace Initiatives in Africa was established with the objective of making practical contributions to such efforts. The Centre works in close cooperation with the United Nations Information Centre, Harare, and other organizations that share its objectives.
The Center for Peace Initiatives In Africa endeavors to:
To that end, it will:
CPIA envisions to be the leader in conflict prevention, management and resolution in Africa.
To contribute towards the attainment of sustainable peace, stability, and security in Africa through conflict prevention, resolution and management.
Commitment to the character ethic as a paradigm of human behavior as exemplified by among others:
The Centre aims to promote and optimize dialogue to achieve and consolidate
sustainable peace, stability and security in Africa.
Major issues analysed include:
Rev. Dr. G. Shana
Partners and Other Cooperations
The CPIA is participating in a Youth Training Workshop in Peace Building, being hosted by Silveira House.