Research and Documentation Centre for Peace and Security

28 Feb, 2013 00:00

The Centre established the General Emmanuel Erskine Research and Documentation Centre for Peace and Security (GERDC) which provides a unique resource centre for materials, literature and documents pertaining to conflict prevention, resolution and management.

Situated in the scenic and beautiful Vumba Mountains, 33 Kilometres from Mutare, today the Research and Documentation Centre runs the following programmes:

  • Documentation & Information
  • Research Programme
  • Annual Lecture Series on Peace and Security
  • Photo, Audio and Visual Project
  • University/School Outreach Programmes
  • Training in Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolution
  • Internship for scholars of Peace and Security and Library Studies/Sciences

The Research and Documentation Centre holds a wealth of information on peacekeeping and conflict management and UN Documents, in their original form, detailing most of the peace missions and information from the Lessons-Learned Unit of the UN Operations. The Research and Documentation Centre sponsors an Annual Lecture on Peace; encourages and supports research and maintains a network of Researchers on peace.


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