This course discuses some concepts  and examine  important approaches in peace and conflict  management.  The conceptualization of gender into  peace approach is  discussed in the  course as a major epistemic contribution to peace and conflict. Peace, Peacebuilding and Peace keeping  are germane  concepts that students must familiarize with in this course. The various roles of international organizations such as United Nations, ECOWAS and AU in peace and conflict management is explicated in this section of this course.