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Suitable Decentralized Structures for Trade Associations in Kenya

22nd of May 2014 Kisumu

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) has partnered with the Kenya Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) in this workshop. The Workshop brought together participants from the local chapter of KCCI in Kisumu, the Kenya mine workers union and student leaders from the Tom Mboya Labour College. more…

Event Reports | May 25, 2014

The Role of Residents vis-a-vis the National and the County-Government

4th of April 2014, Amagoro

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), partnered with Teso District Residents Association (TEDREA) in supporting this activity to empower residents to demand for accountability from their elected leaders by extension own their own development Agenda. Devolution has worked in South Africa; it can also work in Kenya. Additionally through this workshop residents would stand a great chance especially the women and youth to assume leadership right from the grassroots. more…

Jane Murutu | Event Reports | April 10, 2014

The Role of Rural Women in Policy Making

3rd of April 2014 Kodedema Village

The good governance from a gender perspective requires more than women in politics. It requires fundamental incentive changes to orient public action and policy to support gender equality rights. more…

Jane Murutu | Event Reports | April 10, 2014

Enhancing Public Participation in County Governance

13th -14th of March 2014

Even though the Constitution has expressly provided for public participation in governance processes at both national and county levels of government, there has been very minimal citizen participation and/or involvement since the promulgation of the constitution. As we transit into a fully devolved system of governance where planning, coordination, budgeting, execution, monitoring and evaluation will be done at county level, enhanced citizen participation shall be critical in order to ensure transparency and accountability. more…

Jane Murutu | Event Reports | March 22, 2014

Consultative Meeting of the Kenya Young Parliamentarian Association (KYPA) in Cooperation with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

The Kenyan youth constitute 75% of Kenyan population. It is therefore necessary that youth agendas be given priority as a means of national development. Main issues affecting the youth in Kenya range from unemployment, social vices, access to relevant education and lack of meaningful engagement on issues that affect them. The current eleventh parliament has posed a major milestone for the youth as it is constituted of a higher number of youth legislators in the history of Kenya. Therefore a consultative forum for key youth organizations and parliamentarians was organized. more…

Iris Karanja | Event Reports | March 10, 2014