UPA sessions started in 2003 with the Campus in Ziguinchor/Senegal. Since then UPA continues to gather African Peace Builders every year in different countries all throughout the continent.

There is an autonomous plateforme created and facilitated by UPA Laureates: the Panafrican Union of Peace Builders (UBAPB). Plateforme meetings take place by regional initiative: 2012 (Goma/DRCongo). Since new Charta 2017 (Ouagadougou/Burkina Faso) yearly meetings and local action by GEP (Group for Transformation to Peace).

Further more UPA Laureates launche an ambitious project: PUFA - Peace University FROM Africa (Université de Paix à partir de l'Afrique). Senior, well experienced AFRICAN Peace Builders suggest to visit local initiatives and communities IN EUROPE and offering training in UPA modules. We invite African diaspora and every other local or instutional initiative seaking desescalation, mangement of (social) conflicts, violence prevention and protect or strengthen social coherance.



CONGO(Brazzaville), Pointe-Noire Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou Cameroon, Bofoussam Rwanda, Huye DRCongo, Goma DRCongo, Bukavu Senegal, Ziguinchor Niger, Niamey Uganda, Mukono Burundi, Gitega Chad, Moundou Kenya, Machakos Central African Republic, Bangui Ivory Coast, Bingerville

More than 250 Peace Builders from 30 countries have already be trained and strengthend through the annual UPA Campus: a siginificant and dynamic contribution to permanent Peace building in Africa; and an active input into the social environment of these women and men of Peace.

For more details about the way of UPA through the continent,
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15th CAMPUS french and english DRCongo (Bukavu)

Attention CORONA:
Campus shifted to
29.11 – 18.12.2020
Nyagatare / RWANDA

Please feel incoruaged to use the time and the chance to get registered. Please click/visit:

>> Invitation Poster UPA
Modules planed
registration form
from upa@apte-net.de

UPABP - Panafrican Union of Peace Builders
The network of 280 Laureates of 15 years' UPA: Peace Builders from 30 countries, in various responsibilities and strategic positions. They join their efforts in GEP-Groups (Group of Transformation to Peace) in their country: "It is not how far we have came, but how far we can go"

Please follow us at www.upabp.org
PROGRAMM INOVAR -  Intervention NOn-Violente Active et Rapide (en Afrique)

Teams of panafrican Peace Builders (from UPA alumni) join local activities of deses-calation, violence prevention, conflict management and mediation in direct intervention for several months at selected communities
2010/11 Burundi/RDCongo
2014/16 RCA et Cameroun
2016/19 RCA
2019/22 RCA, Cam, Burundi

Please follow our teams at www.inovarca.org
to our Laureats/Partners

FRANCE National Award of
HumanRights 2013
UNESCO PrixConfucius 2011
HARUBUNTU Tchad 2010
and IvoryCoast 2009
UNHCR PeacePrice 2006

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