Our Vision

To contribute to peaceful coexistence of all groups within the communities through promotion of human rights based approach for sustainable peace and development.


Our Mission

To be a Centre of Excellence in enhancing and promoting social cohesion, conflict prevention, resolution and management, building sustainable peace and in establishing a conducive environment for achieving sustainable development through a human rights based approach.

Our core values

The core values of IPHRD-Africa include:

  • Gender equality
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Respect
  • Transparency


  • Commitment to continuous organizational learning, ensuring the ongoing professional development of staff capacity and of absorbing lessons gathered from all aspects of our work and the work of others
  • The promotion of local ownership and national capacity building to ensure sustainable processes
  • Consultative, Participatory and inclusive
  • Learning and knowledge-based approach
  • Balanced approach to gender, diversity, culture and age
  • Respect for local culture and belief in the power of local capacities, ideas and solutions