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Kofi Annan International Peace Training Centre holds graduation

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Graduation_KAIPTCThe Kofi Annan International Peace Training Centre (KAIPTC) on Friday held a joint graduation ceremony in Accra during, which 72 students graduated.

The graduates comprise 31 Master of Arts in Conflict, Peace and Security and 41 Master of Arts Gender, Peace and Security from six countries in Africa.

The event also marked the climax of the 10th Anniversary of the Centre.

The postgraduate courses are being organised by KAIPTC in collaboration with the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).

Mr Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, Vice President and Chairman of the Armed Forces Council was the special guest of honour at the function, but had to leave early on for another national duty.

Brigadier General O. B. Akwa, KAIPTC Commandant, said the vision of the Centre for the next decade is be transformed to internationally preferred Centre of excellence for research and for conflict prevention, management and resolution.

Prof Franklyn Achampong Manu, Rector of the GIMPA urged the graduates to put the knowledge they have acquired into good use for nation building.

Source: GNA

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