The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution(IPCR) was established in February, 2000. The Institute is under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is primarily a research centre, a think-tank and an agency to strengthen Nigeria’s capacity for the promotion of peace and conflict prevention, management and resolution.
IPCR is committed to providing Africa with policy options based on result-oriented research while building capacities and intervening in conflicts spots to enable Africa emerge as a secure, peaceful and democratic continent where the principles of the rule of law and human dignity are respected.
To be Africa's hub for Policy-relevant Research and Capacity building in Peace and Conflict Management Strategies and Interventions.
Strategic Sectoral Visions
Research: To be the leading Research and Intellectual Centre of excellence in peace research and conflict analysis in Africa
Policy: To be leading policy adviser in Africa on peace, security and democratic values to relevant bodies.
Capacity Building : To be the Trainer of first-choice in Africa, on peace and conflict management.
Intervention: To become a Global Intervention Agency in conflict situations.
1. Directorate of Research and Policy Analysis.
2. Directorate of Democracy & Devt. Studies.
3. Directorate of Defence & Security Studies.
4. Directorate of Internal Conflict Prevt. & Resolution.
5. Directorate of External Conflict Prevt. & Resolution.
6. Directorate of Administration
3. Public affairs
Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (Establishment) Act, 2007