They included the development of educational policies and appropriate legislation that supported civic peace and security education from the earliest stages of formal education.
Others combined the gap between education and formal and informal peace and security structures and the development of a culture of promoting and strengthening women’s participation and education at all levels.
AVM Dovlo made the plea when 105 students graduated on the 10e congregation of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center (KAIPTC) in Accra on Thursday.
The number constituted 26 Master of Arts in Gender, Peace and Security (MGPS) students; 22 Master of Arts in Conflict, Peace and Security (MCPS) students and 22 Master of Arts in Conflict, Peace and Security (EMCPS) students.
The others were 34 weekend Master of Arts in Conflict, Peace and Security (WMCPS) students and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) student in International Conflict Management (PICM).
The ceremony was held under the theme “A decade of peace and security education; The role of KAIPTC.
Graduated glasses came from Egypt, Ghana, Mali, Cameroon, Malawi, Egypt and Togo, 54% of graduating students were male and 46% were female.
The former commander of the center indicated that the development of education policies will help achieve full integration while bridging the gap “will ensure that all, at community level, formal and non-formal actors are not left behind”.
Congratulating the graduating class for the achievement written in chalk, he left them the words of Kofi Annan who is committed to the cause of world peace.
“As important as the skills and knowledge generated in an educational institution are, the perspective and attitude that higher education fosters in its students are equally important because, in the long term, they are vital for national development. and self-confidence,” AVM Rtd Dovlo quoted.
Major General Francis Ofori, Commander of KAIPTC, said that reaching the 10-year milestone shows KAIPTC’s commitment to supporting postgraduate university programs and other knowledge-generation initiatives. of peace and security.
He said that in the first decade of its existence, the programs attracted applications from people from all walks of life.
“From 2011 to 2021, the programs have successfully graduated 806 students from 30 different countries. Over the years, the Faculty has worked under the mentorship of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA),” he added.
The KAIPTC Commander also advised the promotion to prepare for current global challenges and come up with solutions.