Peace Associates Network (PAN-Africa) is a think-tank formed by passionate students pursuing MAs in Peace Studies at Makerere University, Uganda. PAN-AFRICA work to achieve peace, tolerance and social justice through academic excellence and dedication, by accomplishing the peaceful co-existence between and within societies through the identification and resolution of underlying causes of conflict.
The mission of PAN-AFRICA is to transform conflicts from destructive and paralysing obstacles into a constructive and creative force through:
- Research and deep understanding of root causes and prevention of conflicts;
- Establishing a network of committed experts with interest in peace and security;
- Exchange of ideas;
- Mobility of peace scholars; and
- Prevention and settlement of disputes through culturally sensitive and progressive mediation techniques.