Publications

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Book Publication: Gender Equality and Political Processes in Kenya

The publication "Gender Equality and Political Processes in Kenya: Challenges and Prospects" (ed. Japhet Biegon) was launched during the Annual Law Conference of the International Commission of Jurists, Kenyan Section in November 2016. This book addresses and summarizes the issue of the Jurists' Conference of 2015, which was implemented in cooperation with the KAS Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa, ICJ Kenya and the National Gender and Equality Commission. The e-book can be downloaded here. more…

November 12, 2016

Annual Jurists' Conference 2016: The State of Democracy and Transition in Africa

9th - 12th November 2016, Durban - South Africa

The 2016 Annual Jurists’ Conference organised in partnership with the Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists addressed the regression in African democracies from different perspectives. Speakers and panellists comprised of scholars, judges, politicians and representatives of the Civil Society from Africa. The discussions dealt with qualities of leadership, involvement of the citizenry in political processes and mechanisms of holding governments accountable which if left unchecked could easily lead to state instability thereby threatening national cohesion. more…

Event Reports | November 12, 2016

Book Publication: Confronting the Corrupt

Accountabilty Now's Battle against graft in SA

Confronting the Corrupt tells the tale of Accountability Now’s biggest battles, leading to landmark decisions in jurisprudence and earning its place in the small but determined group of organisations protecting and upholding the rule of law in South Africa. more…

November 1, 2016

Haki Na Sheria Dialogue Forum

The Nexus between Development and Corruption. A Perspective from a practicing Parliamentarian.

These regular fora address topical issues affecting Kenya and Africa in general from political, legal, social and economic angles. Hon. Isaac Mwaura, a Member of Parliament from Kenya was the guest speaker at the early breakfast dialogue forum held on 27nd September 2016 that focused on the nexus between development and corruption from a parliamentarian’s perspective. The audience comprised of interested actors from various professional backgrounds in Nairobi, including politicians, journalists, jurists, economists, scholars and members of the public. more…

Event Reports | September 27, 2016

Haki Na Sheria Dialogue Forum - 'Is Zimbabwe on the Brink? Perspectives of a Politician.'

These regular fora address topical issues affecting Kenya and Africa in general from political, legal, social and economic angles. Hon. Eddie Cross, a Member of Parliament from Zimbabwe, was the guest speaker at the early breakfast dialogue forum held on 22nd September 2016 where the current political and economic situation in Zimbabwe were discussed. The audience comprised of interested actors from various professional backgrounds in Nairobi, including politicians, journalists, jurists, economists, scholars and members of the public. more…

Event Reports | September 22, 2016