Centre for Mediation in Africa

The CMA is hosted by the Department of Political Sciences, in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, at the University of Pretoria.
The goal of the CMA is to help make mediation efforts throughout Africa more effective. We do so by offering academic and practical courses in mediation, researching new and current best practices, and offering support to organisations and governments involved in mediation processes.
The goal of the CMA is to help make mediation efforts throughout Africa more effective. We do so by offering academic and practical courses in mediation, researching new and current best practices, and offering support to organisations and governments involved in mediation processes.           
 
We do this by:
- Publishing research on mediation best practices
- Teaching postgraduate courses on mediation
- Hosting public and off-the-record seminars on mediation efforts in Africa
- Partnering with other universities to expand our research and teaching reach
- Assisting regional and sub-regional bodies and governments involved in mediation
- Expanding research into non-state actors in mediation processes
- Contributing to research on SDG16
- Training senior government officials in mediation skills
 
 
Please visit our new website for the latest information about happenings and events at CMA.
 
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