About the Africa Peace Centre

The Africa Peace Centre will foster dialogue and build the capacity in Africa for the prevention of conflicts and, where conflicts do arise, it will provide a facility that can speed up intervention response times thus stemming the escalation of conflict and saving lives.

The Africa Peace Centre will be the first green Peace Centre in the world and is being designed to maintain a high level of self-sufficiency, relying heavily on the use of passive design strategies of climate control complemented by active new technologies for energy supply.

The $40-million Centre will incorporate specialist mediation and training facilities, as well as a peace museum and gardens of reconciliation to drive an extensive public education programme.

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