Reporting on Kenyan General Election 2017: A month to the polls //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.49755/ The upcoming general election to be conducted on 8th August 2017 will be the 2nd election under the Kenyan constitution 2010. Kenyans go to the polls armed with experience from the about to lapse term. Civil society organisations in Kenya have conducted vigorous civic education in the last five years, helping to sen-sitise Kenyans regarding the roles of various capacities within the devolved sys-tem and holding office bearers to account on their obligations. Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-08-04:meldung:57205 1930 - 2017: The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl http://www.kas.de/kenia/en/publications/49290/ An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-06-26:meldung:56683 Strengthening the engagement of young people in political and social processes in the marginalized areas in Kenya //www.kas.de/wf/en/17.72642/ A 2 day youth seminar organized by KAS, Kenya in partnership with Friends of Lake Turkana was held at the Friends of Lake Turkana Resource Centre, Lodwar on the 28th -29th of March 2017 to enhance youth engagement in social and political processes. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-04-05:meldung:55545 LAUNCH EVENT – Voter Bribery as an Election Malpractice in Kenya: A survey report //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.48023/ A report launch on Voter bribery as an Election Malpractice in Kenya: A Survey report. The report has been developed under the partnership between Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), The Centre for Multi-Party Democracy (CMD) and INUKA Kenya Trust. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-02-24:meldung:54986 Food Security Mapping and Analysis Report //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.47870/ In 2015, KAS Kenya commissioned the food security stakeholder mapping study that identified and outlined functions of existing policies and institutions charged with ensuring food security in Baringo and West Pokot counties of Kenya. Findings of the study indicated that the two target counties were generally food insecure with the existing strategies applied by state and non-state actors being fairly effective, efficient and sustainable in averting food insecurity and disasters such as drought. Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-02-07:meldung:54781 Baringo County Food and Nutrition Security Policy Strengthening Seminar //www.kas.de/wf/en/33./ In order to fast track the development of a food and nutrition policy framework,Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) organized a 2 day seminar on the 31st through 1st of February,2017.In addition this seminar was also informed by the current drought episode in Baringo County that has left more than 24,000 locals facing the possibilities of severe starvation. Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-02-06:meldung:54748 Kenya: The current drought situation in Baringo //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.47804/ Baringo County has always been prone to drought. In August 2016, an early warning was issued predicting that counties in northern Kenya will be affected by prolonged episodes of drought. Two Months later, approximately 24,000 people face acute starvation. The severity of the drought is likely to increase after May 2017, if the amount of rain received stays below average. But why do we witness a looming crisis when the system sounds effective enough to assist in early planning and response? Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-02-02:meldung:54712 KAS seminar for young political aspirants on opportunities and challenges in the run-up to elections //www.kas.de/wf/en/33./ In order to support young Kenyan political leaders, The Konrad Adenauer Foundation organized a 2 day seminar for young political aspirants on opportunities and challenges in the run-up elections which was held in Meru, Kenya on 22nd and 23rd January, 2017. Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-02-02:meldung:54711 Workshop on Empowering Women in Leadership Positions in West Pokot From 29th to 31st May 2016, KAS in partnership with SIKOM -The Peace Network for Development, organized a workshop for 32 county stakeholders, CSO representatives and representatives of women groups and land right institutions from West Pokot County in Kapenguria. The event was a follow-up activity on other trainings on land rights implemented by KAS in 2015 and sought to provide the participants with a platform to reunite again to jointly deliberate on the specific issue of women’s land rights. Sun, 29 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2016-05-29:meldung:52166 Town Hall Debates on Voter Bribery in Kiambu County The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in cooperation with the Centre for Multiparty Democracy (CMD) organized a cross-party town hall debate on meaningful youth involvement in political leadership and decision making. This debate was held on 5th May 2016 at Rainbow Hotel Ruiru in Kiambu County. A total of 53 members of the audience participated in the debate on electoral challenges with a special focus on the issue of voter bribery. Thu, 05 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2016-05-05:meldung:52165