Africa Peace Forum (APFO) was established in 1994 as a Non Governmental Organization based in Nairobi, Kenya dedicated to working for Peace in the Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes Region. APFOs interest lies in the areas of Peace/Conflict Research, Advocacy on Peace and Security issues in the Horn of Africa and supporting community level Peace processes including those within states and cross border initiatives.
APFO was officially registered as a Non-Governmental Organization on 9th September 1999 under section 10 of Non Governmental Organizations Coordination Act of Kenya.
APFOs members of staff include former diplomats, academicians, researchers and practitioners in the area of Peace and Conflict Resolution. The organization has extensive experience in Conflict Analysis, Training in Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolution.
The Organization has strong working relationships with governments, inter governmental and non governmental bodies and research institutions, both in Africa and internationally.
Africa Peace Forum pays special attention to the role of ecumenical and grassroots organizations in peacemaking and peace building and has to this end provided immense contribution in ensuring that such initiatives succeed.