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."

CCR Peace Library

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

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In Memory of Ali Mazrui

A friend of CCR and its work, Kenyan scholar and leading pan-African intellectual, Ali Mazrui, has died at the age of 81.

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Policy Brief - Region-Building and Regional Integration in Africa

This policy brief considers region-building and regional integration processes in Africa.

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Public Dialogue - Insurgent Diplomat: Civil Talks or Civil War?

CCR will hold a public dialogue to launch the book Insurgent Diplomat: Civil Talks or Civil War? by Aziz Pahad on 4 November 2014.

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Print and Media

"In an impressive example of south-south sharing, Okonjo-Iweala based her reform efforts on Brazil's experiences, in stark contrast to SA's obsession with western models."

Africa Has To Raise Pax Africana From The Dead

Adekeye Adebajo considers five factors that have prevented the establishment of a Pax Africana on the continent.

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Audio Files - Justice: A Personal Account by Edwin Cameron

Download audio files for a dialogue to launch the book Justice: A Personal Account by Edwin Cameron.

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Seminar Report - Region-Building and Regional Integration in Africa

This seminar report discusses region-building and regional integration processes in Africa.

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South Africa Needs Broader Support For Its Role As Africa's Leader

Mark Paterson and Kudrat Virk discuss the high-profile practical role South Africa appears increasingly prepared to adopt in Africa.

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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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