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The African Centre For Peace Building (AFCOPB) is a Ghana based non-governmental organization led young and visionary people. It started in 2009 as students group that has interest in working for peace. The organization attained a full NGO status in August 2010.

AFCOPB seeks to develop and promote a sustainable peace in Africa through solving basic problems which would have other wise acted as agents of violent conflicts. The organization focuses on conflict prevention, youth development, peace education, educational development, promotion of human rights and health, agriculture and poverty reduction.

Our Vision: To champion the development of sustainable peace across the African continent through education, youth and community development.

Our Mission: Instilling the culture of peace among the people of Africa.

Our Legal Status and Memberships:

– We are registered with Registrar General Department of Ghana as a Limited Company by Guarantee (NGO)- (RGD No. G-33, 463)

 – We are registered with National Youth Authority as a Youth Development Organization- (NYC No. YO/GAR/N/10/0257)

– We are registered member of United Nations Global Compact

-We are registered member of United Nations Online Volunteer Services

– We are registered member of United Religions Initiative

Our Achievements in Brief:

We have just  started the Sierra Leone chapter of The African Centre for Peace Building through a visionary young volunteer (Solomon Patric Baimba)

Our completed and on-going projects:

  1. 2nd West Africa Microfinance Conference (July 22-23, 2014). The conference has sponsored by Tigo Ghana and Solar Way
  2. 1st West Africa Microfinance Conference (April 24-26, 2013). The was organized by AFCOPB in partnership with Bank of Ghana with sponsorship from Craft Silicon-Kenya, BEIGE Capital-Ghana, MTN Ghana and powered by SEMPEG Consult
  3. www.AwakeAfrica.org was launched in December 2012
  4. Africa Peace Festival, June 30-July 6, 2012  with these sub events>> Africa Peace Conference | Africa Peace Awards | Business and NGO Executives Forum | Youth Leadership Training
  5. Peace Education Workshop and Peace Conference (July 2011)
  6. Web for Peace Project 2011 still on-going
  7. Free and Fair Project, December 2010
  8. Community Peace Education 2010
  9. Rural Peace Project 2010-11
  10. Piloted Farm for Peace Project March-August, 201o
  11. Establishment of Peace Fellowship Network and Peace Clubs in 19 schools (2009-2010)

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