The Centre for Conflict Resolution aims to contribute towards a just and sustainable peace in Africa by promoting constructive, creative and co-operative approaches to the resolution of conflict through training, policy development, research and capacity building.

News and Features

"The private sector has a crucial role to play in Africa's regional integration processes."

Audio Files - South Africa's Economic Diplomacy in Asia and the Middle East

Download audio files for a dialogue on South Africa's Economic Diplomacy in Asia and the Middle East.


National Action Plans Best Strategy To Ensure UN Resolution Protects Women

Netsai Mushonga considers the role of women in peace processes in Africa.


Policy Brief - Region-Building and Regional Integration in Africa

Policy Brief - South Africa and the BRICS

This CCR policy brief reflects critically on the first complete hosting cycle of six BRICS summits (June 2009–July 2014).


Print and Media

"The best strategy to systematically implement Resolution 1325 is through the use of national action plans (NAPs)."

CCR Peace Library

CCR's Peace Library is a specialist library with a collection of 14,000 materials on peace, security, and governance issues.


From 'Arab Spring' To 'African Harmattan'

Adekeye Adebajo writes on the toppling of Blaise Compaoré in Burkina Faso and examines the implications of his overthrow for other African leaders.


Seminar Report - Region-Building and Regional Integration in Africa

The Global Rise of German Power

Adekeye Adebajo and Kudrat Virk discuss Germany's role as a "civilian power" in Africa and Asia.


Latest Books

"The experience of conflict typically brings issues of political authority, security, society, and economy to the fore, albeit in different ways in different places."

Africa's Peacemakers: Nobel Peace Laureates of African Descent

Africa's Peacemakers is an innovative review of the contributions of Africans and the African diaspo...

Peacebuilding, Power, and Politics in Africa

Peacebuilding, Power, and Politics in Africa is a critical reflection on peacebuilding efforts in Af...

The EU and Africa: From Eurafrique to Afro-Europa

The EU and Africa offers a holistic and comprehensive assessment of the relations of the EU with Afr...

Region-Building in Southern Africa: Progress, Problems and Prospects

Region-Building in Southern Africa addresses the key political, socio-economic, and security challen...

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