The International Institute for Security and Governance Studies is a sub-regional think tank and training institute focusing primarily on human security, policies and the development of critical human capacity for the Human Security and Governance sector of the West African Sub Region.
The institute core mission is undertaking independent research in areas of identified critical needs, provide policy advice and develop manpower to meet the huge needs for highly trained security professionals in the sub region.

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    The institute will undertake activities that are intended to strengthen the peace and security of the sub region through its activities the institute will bring together critical stakeholders including officials of ECOWAS, decision makers, regional and national experts, academics, the media, business leaders, civil society, traditional and religious organizations.
    In this regard the institute will regularly host large format public conferences and seminars which would focus on specific areas of identified needs and policy dialogues.

    To achieve maximum impact in its activities the institute has adopted a collaborative and cooperative approach by building partnerships with organizations within and outside the sub region.
    Through our relationships with leading academic institutions, experts and international accreditation bodies, IISGS offers certification, qualification, career development and specialist skills development


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