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 PTG (Peace Training Group).
Further more UPA Laureates launche an ambitious project: PUFA - Peace University FROM Africa (Université de Paix à partir de l'Afrique). Well experienced senior 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.
Since its first Campus in 2003, in Oct./Nov. 2023 during the Campus in Bujumbura/BURUNDI, UPA celebrated its 20th ANNIVERSARY hosted by AFRICAN UNION and Pax Christi International
More than 320 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 across the continent, please click at the location.
After 20 years JUBILEE in Burundi (Oct.2023) we invite you to join the newstart
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Campus 2021, Bénin
Campus 2022, Togo
Campus 2023, Burundi
UPABP - Panafrican Union of Peace Builders. This is the network and platform of more than 320 Laureates from 30 countries and 20 years UPA. In various and prominent respon-sibilities and positions, they join local Peace efforts in PTG-Groups: Peace Training Group. They say: "It's not how far we have came, but how far we can go". Follow 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 desescala-tion, conflict management, mediation in direct intervention for several months at selected communities.
2014/16 RCA, Cameroun
UPA Internat. ATTENTION
to our Laureats/Partners
FRANCE National Award of
UNESCO PrixConfucius 2011
HARUBUNTU Tchad 2010
and IvoryCoast 2009
UNHCR PeacePrice 2006
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