As an institution with specialization on regional organizations and processes, Amani Africa organizes general and targeted training covering AU issues and African policy processes and diplomacy. This avails representatives of all states accredited to the AU, AU Commission functionaries, international organizations, journalists, humanitarian actors, researchers and CSOs the opportunity for acquiring advanced practical knowledge and insights for mastery of continental policy processes, actors and dynamics as well as for the success of their work on AU, its operations and regional and continental policy processes.

Amani Africa through its Training Institute provides strategic intervention to develop capacity, to enhance technical level in-depth understanding of the decision and policymaking process of the AU and its organs. The Training Institute provides both comprehensive trainings on general areas as well as specialized courses tailored to the needs of requesting stakeholders.

The capacity building and training package also includes mentoring of students, junior researchers, and journalists covering the AU and the provision of skills in policy analysis and writing as well as reporting on Africa.

Inaugural Training Institute September 2019
Inaugural Training Institute September 2019

Past Trainings

Ramada Hotel Addis Ababa

July 4-6, 2022

Training Workshop on the African Union

The main purpose of the training was to acquaint African CSOs with the mechanics of the AU policy and decision-making processes so that they better engage with the organization and contribute their part to the peace, stability and development aspirations of the continent.


Marriott Executive Apartment Hotel, Addis Ababa

29 July 2021

Amani Africa organized a technical training session based on the PSC Handbook on 29 July 2021 at the Marriott Executive Apartment Hotel in Addis Ababa. The session brought together Ambassador Churchill and members of the Embassy of Cameroon.

Nigeria Embassy, Addis Ababa

30 June 2021

On 30 June 2021 Amani Africa held an induction briefing based on the PSC Handbook to the PSC Chairperson for July Nigeria’s Ambassador Victor Adeleke and the team of the Embassy working on the PSC program of work for the month of July 2021.

Inaugural Training Institute September 2019
Inaugural Training Institute September 2019
Pyramid Hotel Bishoftu

September 5-7, 2019

Training: Amani Africa High Level Training Seminar on the African Union

Amani Africa has developed and delivered an advanced, unique, and innovative training seminar on the AU, its organs, policy-making processes and its diplomacy in its various areas of responsibility, notably peace and security. The course brought together more than twenty diplomats, senior staff of the African Union and representatives of international organizations and non-governmental organizations working on the AU.


Marriott Hotel Addis Ababa

May 25, 2019

Validation workshop: Training Validation Workshop

Amani has initiated the process of developing curriculum for a training that can be delivered in collaboration with the AU, member states and other partners. Following this, a validation workshop of the draft training curriculum was organized which brought together more than twenty experts from member states, AUC, RECs, international organizations and NGOs. During the workshop the initiative was welcomed by participants particularly for producing knowledge within the continent and to contribute to the implementation of African solutions for African problems.