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August 12, 2010

Referendum on the Proposed Constitution

Kenya Votes - KAS sending observation team for the 2010 Referendum

On August 4th 2010, around 12,400,000 registered voters were asked to voice their opinion on the proposed constitution at one of 27,000 polling stations all over Kenya. The weeks ahead of the D-day were marked by heated campaigns from the “yes” and the “no” side but also by increasingly loud calls for a peaceful and fair election. Consequently, the referendum was not only about a new constitution but also another test for the country to prove its compliance to democratic standards. more…

July 14, 2010

13th of July 2010 in Machakos Town

Workshop on the Proposed Constitution

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung together with Dialogue Africa Foundation conducted a workshop on the Proposed Constitution. Among the Participants were representatives of Residents Associations, teachers other members of the Communities in Machakos and Makueni District. The participants were taken through the Proposed Constitution in order to enable them to make an informed decision in the upcoming Referendum and to pass on their knowledge to the Kenyan people. more…

July 14, 2010

12th-14th of July 2010 Kilimambogo

National Meeting on the Refrendum Observation on the Proposed Constitution

During the last month several workshops have been conducted in Cooperation with CJPC educating representative from the different dioceses in almost all regions of Kenya on the proposed constitution. The purpose of this particular workshop was to develop a strategy on how to observe the upcoming referendum on 4th of August on the Proposed Constitution and how to represent the Catholic Church in Kenya during the referendum process. more…

July 6, 2010

Kisumu 23rd of June 2010

Workshop on the Proposed Constitution with CJPC

The objective of Konrad-Adenauer--Stiftung’s activity in workshops on the Proposed Constitution is to enable the participants to inform the Kenyan people about the Proposed Constitution. Archbishop of Kisumu Zacchaeus Okoth, who took part on the workshop, emphasized in his introductory speech to the participants the importance of the upcoming referendum for Kenya and Kenyans. more…

July 6, 2010

Nyahururu 15th-16th of June 2010

Workshop on the Proposed Constitution

The workshop held by the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission (CPJC) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Nyahururu was one of the education workshops on the Proposed Constitution. Participants were members of the dioceses from Nyeri and Nyahururu. The objective of these workshops is to acquaint the participants with the content and the meaning of the provisions in the Proposed Constitution, enabling them to inform the Kenyan people about the proposed constitution. more…

April 14, 2010

By Nicole Müller (Intern at KAS)

Parnership for Peace - Lessons Learned from the peace building and conflict transformation training

About two years ago after the elections in Kenya, the country’s western provinces became areas of uprising. The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung saw a need to act and founded the project “Strengthening non-state actors’ capacities to prevent and resolve conflicts in ar-eas affected by the post-election violence.” Today, as part of the project, a work-shop takes place every week in different towns in the western provinces of Kenya to teach Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) peace and capacity building. more…

April 13, 2010

12th- 13th of April 2010 Naivasha

NARC-Kenya Retreat

With support of KAS the Narc Kenya National Executive Committee and the Parliamentaray Group have been meeting for a retreat to delibarate issues on graft in government, Reforms and Constitution. The Party's position is in the support of the draft Constitution as their memorandum to the committee of Experts was a pure Presidential System which was included in the draft. The Retreat resulted in a statement given in a press conference which can be read here. more…

March 29, 2010

A projectdescription

Strengthening Non-State Actors Capacities to Prevent and Resolve Conflicts in Areas Affected by the Post Election Violence

The project, "Strengthening Non-State Actors Capacities to Prevent and Resolve Conflicts in Areas Affected by the Post Election Violence", aims to help prevent another episode of violence as after the elections in 2007 from reoccurring and therefore seeks to strengthen the capacities of non-state actors in the field of conflict prevention and peacebuilding. Together with two local partners and an associate, 120 CSOs will be trained in conflict transformation and peacebuilding. more…

March 22, 2010

20th of March Nairobi

East African Parties Dialogue for Parties from Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya

In preparation for a Seminar for Representatives of political parties in East Africa being conducted from 21st to 31st of March 2010 in Potsdam and Berlin/ Germany, participants from Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya already met a day before in the KAS-office in Nairobi. The day was planed to give a brief introduction on KAS and the work of KAS in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya. Furthermore there was an opportunity to exchange ideas and to discuss challenges the parties face in their countries.

March 16, 2010

New Phone numers

Note that our phone numbers have changed. The number: +254 20 2725 957 will remain the same. The additional new numbers are: +254 20 26 100 21 and +254 20 26 100 22. Our new fax number is: +254 20 26 100 23