How we effect change in the world.
See below ACCORD's five year strategic foci over the last 30 years since its inception in 1992, as the institution adapts its response to the changing conflict environment on the Continent and beyond.
Aim: To influence the paradigm shift from protest politics to negotiation politics
Aim: To build African capacity for the peaceful settlement of disputes and to influence the shape of governance in Africa
Aim: To link conflict management to effective political and economic governance by strengthening existing responses to conflict and developing new and innovative approaches
Aim: To affect a paradigm shift towards dialogue
Aim: To influence the paradigm shift from armed and military responses to political dialogue
Aim: To enhance collaboration and coordination towards improving the effectiveness of responses to increasingly complex conflicts
See a detailed timeline of highlights from ACCORD's work over the last 30 years.