IPCR/UNICEF Training on Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism (MRM)
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) Abuja in collaboration with The United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF), Abuja office organized a one-day capacity building training for select research staff on Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism (MRM) focusing on Children and Armed Conflict (UN Security Council Resolution 1612 of 2005) on the 25th of March 2015, in the IPCR DG’s conference hall. Read
IPCR host National Peace Dinner for peaceful general elections
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) in partnership with the National Peace Committee [NPC] and The Peace Building Development Foundation [PBDF] hosted a National Peace Dinner for Peaceful 2015 general elections. The dinner which was in line with the principles and spirit of the Abuja Peace Accord signed by the presidential candidates of all the political parties in this year’s general elections on January 14, 2015. Read
IPCR organizes Workshop of Stakeholders of Peace Research and Conflict Resolution
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) on Wednesday, March18, 2015 organized a National Workshop of Stakeholders of Peace Research and Conflict Resolution.
The workshop which is the 2nd of its kind after the first one was held thirteen years ago, according to the Director General of IPCR Prof.Oshita O. Oshita has become imperative in view of the contemporary dynamics and complex nature of conflicts, which have continued to constitute serious threat to peace and good governance of the country. Read
Prof. Oshita calls for network of stakeholders on election conflict management
Stakeholders on elections management have been asked to establish a network on election conflicts particularly towards the2015 general elections
The Director General Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) Prof. Oshita O. Oshita made the call at a strategic stakeholders Dialogue on Peaceful Elections 2015 on Tuesday, March 11, 2015 at Ibadan, Oyo State. Read
Director General IPCR gets an award
The African Youth Global Network on Friday, March 6 2015 presented an award to the Director General, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution [IPCR] Prof. Oshita O. Oshita for distinguishing himself in the areas of peace and conflict resolution. Read
IPCR Sports club organises aerobics for staff
The Institute for Peace and Conflict sports club organized its monthly aerobics for staff of the Institute on February 12, 2015. The monthly aerobics exercise is aimed at improving the physical and mental conditions of the Institute's staff.
The Director General of the Institute, Prof. Oshita Oshita led other staff in conducting the aerobics. Read
IPCR test-run's Election Conflict Monitoring System
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution on Friday, February 6th,2015 began the test- running of its Election Monitoring System software at the National Conflict Early Warning Centre in Abuja. The Institute staff was also trained on the application of the software.
The deployment of the election monitoring software application is aimed at tracking election related violence across the country, particularly during the fourth coming 2015 general elections. Read
Peace committee, a moral force to electoral act
The Director General of the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Prof. Oshita Oshita has said the recently constituted National Peace Committee on the 2015 Elections is a moral force to the already existing Nigerian constitution and the Electoral Act.
Prof. Oshita, speaking against the backdrop of the peace committee activities explained that notwithstanding the absence of institutional mechanism to punish perpetrators of elections violence, “the peace committee will act like a moral to the constitution; it will be a moral force to the electoral act and to existing laws against electoral violence.”
Prof. Oshita Oshita stressed that the peace committee remains strategic to ensuring a peaceful 2015 general elections.
PSF to develop Peace messages for peaceful 2015 elections
The Peace and Security Forum (PSF) at its extra –ordinary meeting held on Tuesday, Febuary 10, 2015 at the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), resolved to develop targeted peace messages aimed at eliminating electoral violence towards the 2015 general elections. Read