peace academy

Free training in qualitative research methods on July 1, 2023

We are proud to say that 2,612 young people applied to take part in this specific training on July 1, coming not only from many countries on the African continent, but also from all over the world. We are grateful to the 71 participants who were selected and took part in the training that day. The program aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to design, conduct and interpret qualitative research. Download our training material on qualitative research methods here:

Qualitative Research Methods Training
Free training on how to write a policy paper delivered on the 29 April 2023.

Our institute would like to thank the more than 200 people who participated in our free policy writing training on 29 April 2023, from all over Africa, but also from the diaspora in Australia, Canada, the US and Europe. We are honoured to have had the opportunity, within the PPiAI, to train the next generation of African leaders. Download our training material on How to Write a Policy Paper here:

how to write a policy brief
free Peace advocacy training on 27 May 2023

We are proud to have trained 100 young people from many African countries, as well as from around the world, online on peace on 27 May 2023. This programme aims to train and mobilise young people to become peace advocates by teaching them to inspire their communities as agents of peace. Download our peace training materials here:

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Thank you for a fantastic training on qualitative research methods. It was participatory and well delivered. The slides are easy to understand too.

— Rukaiya Ibrahim (Mrs.) - Nigeria.

The training on qualitative research methods was so enticing and interacting as well. It's very easy for a newbie to understand everything that was being taught in the training.

— Sodiq Babatunde - Nigeria

Thank you for the training on qualitative research methods, it was extensive and thrilling.

— Angela Mugo, Young Impact Associate - Kenya

I was equipped with practical knowledge on how to advance and advocate for peace sustainably.

— Tanaka Lawrence Zambe Makoni - Zimbabwe

This training on peace advocacy was quite insightful. It helped refresh my mind about peacebuilding and advocacy, trade relations that can foster peace, conflict and how it affects communities and how it is important to engage from the grassroots to solve problems (a bottom-to-top approach), how the tone of advocacy sets the pace for resolution and how collaboration with others can help.

— Mercy Ogedengbe - Nigeria

Throughout this enlightening experience, my perspective has been enriched and my passion for peace has been ignited.

— Tafadzwa Ndofirepi - South Africa

The training equipped me with the relevant skills, knowledge and resources to be an effective peace advocate.

— Sitelbenat Hassen - Ethiopia

This training was valuable in providing guidance for developing policy papers to shape critical decisions.

— Teresa Macharia - Intern Ministry of Agriculture, Kenya.

Getting this invaluable opportunity at no cost shows how selfless the people at the PPiAI are, and how passionate they are towards seeing that young people are well equipped to be able to contribute and engage meaningfully in policy issues in Africa.

— Iswat Taiwo Badmus - Youth Sounding Board Member- Nigeria at European Commission

The training was informative, practical, and engaging. The presentation style was clear and concise, with a focus on providing actionable strategies and techniques.

— Daisy Kimetto - Strategic COO, Kenya

The PPiAI Institute hosted a policy brief writing training session webinar with over 200 Africans ...The training was insightful and eye-opening to the gap that exists in advocacy of continental issues.

— Nyawira E. Muriithi - Podcast Host, Kenya.