The Peace and Security Committee of the African Union's Economic, Social and Cultural Council deals with the following issues:
- Conflict anticipation, prevention, management and resolution.
- Post conflict reconstruction and peace building.
- Prevention and combating of terrorism.
- Use of child soldiers.
- Drug trafficking.
- Illicit proliferation of small arms and light weapons.
- Security reforms.
The Chairperson of the Committee is Muhammed Algalil.