African solutions to African Challenges

We are

a civil society organisation working throughout Africa since 1992, to bring creative African solutions to the challenges posed by conflict on the continent.

We impact

political developments by bringing conflict resolution, dialogue and development to the forefront as an alternative to protracted conflict.

We work

throughout Africa, from SADC in the south, through the Great Lakes region to the Horn of Africa and in West Africa.

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25 Years of African Peace Operations

Over the last 20 years Africa has developed significant peacekeeping capacity of its own, and grown from one of the smallest, to currently the largest regional contributor to global peace operations. This is the story of this remarkable journey and its implications for the future of peace and conflict in Africa.

2022 marks 30 years since ACCORD was founded

We hope that you will join us as we continue to strive for a more peaceful, secure and prosperous Africa and world.


Working together for a better world

Peace is more than the absence of war, it is also the absence of poverty, inequality and unemployment