The institute conducts research and analysis on foreign affairs issues, forwards alternative policy directions to policymakers, trains and capacitates foreign relation personnel, and acts as a center of excellence for the country’s diplomacy.


Institute of Foreign Affairs has the vision to be one of the five leading think tanks in foreign affairs research, training, and consulting in Africa by the year 2032.


The institute accepts and practices all global ethical principles and values, and it has also its organizational values.

  • Patriotism
  • Professional Excellence
  • Proactive-ness
  • Confidentiality
  • Collaboration
  • Problem solving
  • New perspective
  • Trustworthy