Events

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Online-Seminar

KAS Virtual Launch of Business Heroes in Kenya

Social Ecological Market Economy

In reference to the aspect of Social Market Economy, KAS Kenya ventured to follow the journey of one Kenyan Business Hero Dr. Maxwel Okoth, founder/CEO Ruai Family Hospital, RFH Healthcare Ltd, who shares his experiences in setting up his business despite the various challenges encountered. The film will thus further enhance experience sharing and discussions on how best to integrate the SEME aspect in the country.

Event

Mentorship Training based on the evaluation

Political Training

On the 2nd-4th of April, 2019, KAS, Kenya held a mentorship training in Mombasa, with 17 young politicians. It was a follow up on previous mentorship programs, where mentors and mentees have been taken through the process of understanding their rights, the importance of political participation, as well as getting engaged in political actions on the ground. Overall, more than 850 mentees have benefitted from the program so far, countrywide. The program further trains and strengthens the mentees in organizing and conducting their own mentorship programs as a trickle-down effect.

Workshop

Use of early-warning systems: Gathering information, technical instruments, engaging government.

The CSOs trained earlier particularly the ToTs and other facilitators will be assisted by KAS to put the knowledge learnt into action by engaging in community level trainings, this time round, in light of the ongoing government budgetary process.

Workshop

KAS Kenya Retreat with select political parties.

The forum will create opportunities for pre-selected political parties that are potentially partners of KAS Kenya to share their political parties beliefs vis-à-vis KAS Kenya’s work,their manifestos,activities and gaps therein.

Workshop

Development of strategies to integrate data from early-warning-systems into mid-term political planning.

The activity seeks to expand the political space on the use of data from Early Warning Systems in planning within the area of food security in Baringo, and West Pokot.

Discussion

Round-Table: Which framework does Kenya need for virtual markets?

The aim of the round table discussion is to stimulate discussions between entrepreneurs, politicians and IT-experts on the potential design of a framework for virtual markets in the country and this is the first of many discussions to take place.

Workshop

Training on raw material-extraction in Turkana-Capacity building in project-planning for local CSOs.

The aim of the KAS intervention is, that civil society organisations (CSOs) and the youth would become active stakeholders in the definition of the project and its effects on their livelihoods.

Workshop

Early-warning systems and resilience against drought: challenges and solutions

This activity will provide an interesting dimension towards promoting sustainable solutions to food insecurity by pitching the idea of accountable governance at the community level by community groups.

Workshop

Strengthening the role of county representatives in the implementation of the National Anti-Drought Strategy (EDE)

Strengthen the concept of contingency plan and drought preparedness for the forthcoming dry spell Jan-March and assess the socio-economic and demographic status and to build context information on early warning through contingency planning process.

Workshop

Strengthening the role of county representatives in the implementation of the National Anti-Drought Strategy (EDE)

Strengthen the concept of contingency plan and drought preparedness for the forthcoming dry spell Jan-March and assess the socio-economic and demographic status and to build context information on early warning through contingency planning process.

Rights and the Role of Women in Politics

KAS Workshop in Cooperation with the Non-governmental Organisation SIKOM

The workshop on the topic “The Role of Women in Politics: Possibilities of Intervention” which took place from 17th to 18th of July, was organised by Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in West Pokot. The event focused on supporting women in West Pokot County to get informed about their rights and about different possibilities to become involved in politics as determined in the new constitution from 2010.

Enhancing youth leadership and participation in devolution

National Youth Forum on Devolution

The one day forum brought together youth leaders-from all the 47 counties, youth serving organizations, government, development partners, civil society organizations private sector, media and organizations implementing programs on devolution. With more than 80 participants, the forum included a series of presentations, plenary discussions and group work.

Ensuring devolution delivers for business through advocacy and coalition building in pursuit of business interest

22th-23rd of August 2014 in Nakuru

With the concept of devolution firmly enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya 2010,the private sector reckons the urgent need for reorganizing its advocacy approach to ensure that devolution works for the business environment. The workshop targeted members and officials of all Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI)-Nakuru from all the Sub-Counties of Nakuru County namely Nakuru East, Nakuru West, Rongai, Subukia, Gilgil, Naivasha, Bahati, Kuresoi, Njoro and Molo.

Land Ownership Legislation: How Can Politicians at the County Level Enforce Citizens’ Rights in Bungoma County

28th to 29th of August 2014

The Kenya Land Alliance (KLA), a lead Civil Society Organization in the land sector was engaged by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) to facilitate a two-day workshop on land laws for the members of Bungoma County Assembly and key stakeholders.

Promoting Compliance with the principles of the rule of law and accountability for Siaya County

15th -16th May 2014

This workshop was organised to establish partnerships between the county government of Siaya and the people in their organized institutions and groups to pursue accountability and respect for the rule of law for the greater good of the county and country.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.