Pan-Africana Strategic and Policy Research Group was founded in 1992 to provide an in-depth study and analyses of the challenges of political stability, safety and development in Africa and propose policy options and strategies for these issues while synergizing the potentials of its diaspora for executing these policies.

PANAFSTRAG as an international organization, is managed by a board, the composition of which reflects regional, linguistic and gender representation.

The current International Secretariat has Executive Secretary, Programme Coordinator and Administrative/Support Staff.