Our Vision

An established and fully functioning P/CVE Centre of Excellence contributing to a significant reduction in violent extremism across the region. 

Our Mission

To bring together State and non-State actors involved in preventing and countering violent extremism to develop and implement coherent strategies to build resilience against violent extremism in the Horn and Eastern Africa. 

And to strengthen coordination, cooperation and collaboration between IGAD member States, Tanzania and non-State actors involved in P/CVE. Crucially this will include harnessing the grassroots knowledge of local communities and involving them as active participants.

Our Mandate

To Facilitate the building of partnerships between governments, NGOs and sub-national actors;

Capture the numerous locally-led efforts to build community resilience against violent extremism across the region;

Provide technical assistance to national governments;

Deliver P/CVE training and other activities by partner organizations to develop broader expertise and practice; and

Map the current research being undertaken in the region, conduct research gap analysis and commission research based on the findings.