CCCPA will continue to provide pre-deployment training for the peacekeepers (military, police, and civilians) sent in different missions.
Capacity Building for the North African Brigade of the African Standby Force
CCCPA will continue assuming its role as the sole peacekeeping training center providing training for the Northern African Brigade (NARC) of the African Standby Force (ASF), including the following Training: Command Post Exercise (30 trainees), Mapping Exercise (30 trainees), Field Training Exercise (30 trainees), basic courses in Streamlining Gender in Peace Operations (30 trainees).
Estimated number of peacekeepers to be trained: 120.
Induction and In-Mission Training for African Peacekeepers
CCCPA will be offering induction and in-mission tailored training programs for African peacekeepers, most notably a training program for African Union Senior Mission Leaders (AU SML) and training programs for African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).
Estimated number of peacekeepers to be trained: 500
Capacity Building for African Peacekeepers
In response to the evolving nature of threats to peace and security in Africa, CCCPA will continue to build African capacities in areas related to peacekeeping, such as Border Management (300 trainees), Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution (200 trainees).
Estimated number of trainees to be trained: 500.
Areas: Border Management- SALW- Human Trafficking - Crisis management (including courses on responding to the Ebola outbreak) – Conflict resolution.
CCCPA plans to contribute to establishing and operating two mobile training units. The first one will deliver training courses on conflict resolution and peace-building in Sudan. The second will provide training for African peacekeepers in cooperation with Kenyan PTEC on issues related to Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR).
Estimated number of peacekeepers to be trained: 125
CCCPA will be organizing on October 21-22, 2014 the first seminar on northern African civilian rostering, with an expected participation from the AU commission, as well as representatives of different RECs, and international experts in this domain.