HPSS

HUMANITARIAN PEACE SUPPORT SCHOOL (HPSS)
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL

The school was formally known as International Mine Action Training Centre (IMATC). It was established in February 2005 as part of British/Kenyan initiative to build capacity in training of regional Military personnel in Demining Operations aimed at reducing the social, economic and environmental impact of landmines and proliferation of Arms.

In the year 2009, IMATC merged with the old PSTC (Karen) to create one Centre - International Peace Support training Centre (IPSTC). The institution was then renamed to Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS).

Over the years, HPSS diversified its training to include Tactical Peace Support Operations, Small Arms & Light Weapons (SALW), Disaster Management & Response and now Counter Improvised Explosive Device (CIED) training.

MISSION

To conduct high quality training in Mine Action, Disaster Management and PSO and CIED related courses to the Military, Civil Police and Civilian Personnel in order to promote effectiveness in response to complex emergencies.

VISION

To create a premier credible humanitarian peace support platform offering comprehensive and realistic training for Peace Support and Disaster Management Operations.

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    UK DEFENCE ATTACHÉ FOR SOMALIA VISIT TO HPSS

    UK Defence Attaché for Somalia Lt Col James Christie and incoming UK Deputy Defense Advisor to Kenya Cdr Paul Durham during a familiarization visit to Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS). The visit was aimed at affirming the School's capability in

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  • VISIT BY THE DIRECTOR DIVISION OF UN SPECIAL ACTIVITIES TO HPSS

    VISIT BY THE DIRECTOR DIVISION OF UN SPECIAL ACTIVITIES TO HPSS

    The Director Division of UN Special Activities Mr. Rick Martins led a UNON delegation to the Humanitarian Peace Support School- Embakasi to assess the possibility of re- introducing the triangular partnership program (TPP). The program focuses on training Project managers

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  • IPSTC WEBINAR

    IPSTC WEBINAR

    International Peace Support Training  Centre conducted its first ever webinar today to disseminate the findings of a research conducted earlier this year titled, "Assessment of the Implementation of the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goal 5 in the Kenya's Maritime Security

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