Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions - WPSI

1What is WPSI?
The Women Peace and Security Institute (WPSI) was established as an initiative of the KAIPTC primarily to support the full implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security within Africa.
2What is the mandate of WPSI?
The Institute is mandated as a platform for the expansion of technical capacity through training, policy research and analysis on women, peace and security within the broader framework of the African Union Peace and Security Architecture.
3Who does the Institute work engage with?
The semi- autonomous institute promotes policy by combining training, policy research & analysis, networking and advocacy in partnership with Government Agencies, Civil Society Organisations, Security Sector Institutions/Agencies and RECs as well as Tertiary Institutions at the national, regional and international levels, which fall within the core activities of the Centre.
4What is the linkage between WPSI and MGPS?
The WPSI supported the establishment of the Masters in Gender Peace and Security and Certificate in Gender Peace and Security- at the Academic Affairs Unit of the Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research (FAAR) at the KAIPTC. The institute will continue to play a vital role in marketing the academic programmes which has ever since attracted foreign nationals and high profile personnel to the programme.
5How can one undertake an internship with WPSI?
For more information, click here or contact the HR of the KAIPTC.
6Is there a KAIPTC Gender Policy?
Yes! To sustain the Center’s good track record as an inclusive, fair and flexible employer that attracts and retains high caliber talent, and supports the career progression of all (men and women) employees, the KAIPTC has developed a Gender Policy to demonstrate the Centre’s commitment to best practices and a healthy work life balance for its staff and clients. For more information contact
7How does the Nursing and Childcare facility at the KAIPTC function?
The Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) seeks to become a more family friendly and inclusive organization that recognizes and supports the diverse needs of its workforce and clients in ways that promotes engagement. The KAIPTC Nursing and Childcare Facility consists of a nursing and play area for the occasional use of KAIPTC employees and students. Interested should contact the HR -