New programmes planned as Board meets in Nairobi

The Life & Peace Institute (LPI) plans for new developments and expansion of its peacebuilding work in Eastern and Central Africa. Among the new initiatives is a regional undertaking relating to informal cross-border trade, peace and security, engaging several local …

IGAD and LPI cement longstanding partnership with MoU “The MoU is a stamp of approval for the work that LPI does in the Horn of Africa," Executive Director of LPI Judith McCallum said on the occasion.

Yesterday, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and LPI signed a Memorandum of Understanding at IGAD’s offices in Addis Ababa. The cooperation agreement was signed by the Executive Secretary of the IGAD, His Excellency Ambassador (Eng.) Mahboub Maalim and …

Why don’t states in the Horn of Africa join the ATT? The articles in the latest issue of the HAB, edited jointly with the Oxfam Liaison Office to the African Union, are optimistic about the potential benefits of the Arms Trade Treaty.

The text of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) which came into force in December 2014, has been hailed as a milestone in facilitating the regulation of international arms transfers. Africa countries where instrumental in the process; forty seven African states

Reconciling the irreconcilable? Humanitarianism & peacebuilding The decision by Médecins Sans Frontière (MSF) is symptomatic of the complexities and contradictions engendered by the growing fusion of humanitarianism, developmental interventions and peace-building says HAB Editor Demessie Fantaye

The upcoming World Humanitarian Summit scheduled to be held on the 23rd and 24th of May, 2016 in Istanbul Turkey, and the deliberations leading up to it, encompass one theme, ‘serving the needs of people in conflict’ which …