Academic Programmes

AAIPSDS offers a unique opportunity for individuals and organizations through its varied programmes. AAIPSDS has tailored its programmes to meet the needs of our students & course participants who are usually from diverse backgrounds. Currently, AAIPSDS offers long-term and short term programmes in order to build the capacities of individuals and organizations in dealing with the critical issues of conflict transformation and sustainable development.

Long Term Programme

PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

The Professional Diploma in Peace and Sustainable Development Studies is a comprehensive, well structured and complete programme that would provide students with a wide range of experiences and skills to face the challenges of human security & development in Africa . The Institute's holistic approach integrates issues of peace and development in its training programmes. This provides graduates the multiple qualifications in human security and sustainable development

Core Objectives

  • Introduction participants to basic knowledge of war and peace issues through an in-depth understanding of the complex issues of conflict, security, stability, and development in Africa.
  • Provide participants with knowledge of issues In human security and their linkage to sustainable development at national and sub-regional-levels;
  • Expose participants to different aspects of the culture of peace most especially peace education;
  • Motivate participants to develop strategies for human security and sustainable development and
  • Empower participant to become promoters of the culture of peace.

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Short Term Courses

The short term courses have been designed and tailored to meet the needs for mid-term career development of different categories of professional groups and individuals who want to enhance their capacities in dealing with the issues of Conflict Management and Transformation, Emergency & Disaster Management, Gender & Peace Building among others.

SMALL ARMS LIGHT WEAPONS & SECURITY INWEST AFRICA

The course is tailored to provide participants with extensive knowledge and expertise on management of small arms, light weapons, mechanism for control of illicit trafficking and proliferation of small arms and light weapon, mechanism of small arms and light weapon in West Africa, and the nexus between insecurity and the proliferation small arms and light weapons in West Africa.


Core objectives

  • To enhance the understanding of participants on the nexus between conflicts in west Africa and Small weapon proliferation in the sub-region;
  • To provide participants with latest development on control and management of small arms and light weapons in West Africa.
  • To provide participants with sound knowledge of international, regional and country legal and administrative instructions for control of small arms and light weapons.
  • To provide participants with innovative approaches to protect management and implementation with respect to small arm and light weapons control.

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PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

The abdulsalami Abubakar Institute for Peace & Sustainable Development Studies (AAIPSDS) is inviting prospective participants who are interested in acquiring knowledge and skills on the partners of rapid transformation of Nigeria, which are peace and development.

Core Objectives

    • Provide a sound knowledge base on the significance of gender perspective in peace building practice:
    • Enhance awareness and skills in the application of national and international legal frameworks in Peace building;
    • Develop practical skills in conflict analysis and resolution
    • Build the capacity of women to develop cultural friendly strategies for engagement peace-building form the community to the national level.
    • Enhance women’s participation in elective offices at various levels of governance and
    • Develop an action plan for working for peace, good and inclusive governance.

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