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.

Workshop for County Assembly Members on Land Laws

23rd-24th of January in Kitale

The issue of land, its ownership, use and management is a highly emotive one in Kenya and was one of the key issues that drove the need for a new constitution. Following lengthy deliberations and a comprehensive public participation process, a new constitution was promulgated on 27th of August 2010. The Constitution sets out principles governing land and also requires all laws relating to land to be revised, consolidated and rationalized within certain timelines.

Training on Energy Efficiency

in the food processing industry and the building sector of Kenya

From 27th-29th November 2013 a training on energy efficiency took place at Strathmore University in Nairobi. Among the participants were representatives from important Kenyan enterprises such as “Tropical Heat”, “Ketepa Tea”, and “Sarova Hotels”.

Consultative Workshop for young parliamentarians and key youth organizations in Kenya

KAS Office Nairobi hosts young MPs and representatives of Kenyan youth organisations

The idea of this meeting is to form a network which can help and support the youth in their different challenges. The meeting was organized by Hon. Zuleikha Hassan with the participation of Hon. Isaak Mwaura and Hon. Johnson Sakaja as well as representatives of NDI, the Inter Party Youth Forum, the National Youth Council and the Youth Senate Kenya.

Consultative Forum for the Civil Society Actors in the Lower Eastern

On Entrenching Constitutionalism and Devolution Processes

The idea of this workshop was to highlight the expectations and responsibilities of the citizens in the new government.

PARTNERSHIP FOR PEACE

PEACE BUILDING FROM THE GRASSROOT

The Workshop organised by the KAS Country Programme intended to analyse the situation of the various NGOs which participated in the "Partnership for Peace Project" supported by the EU, which was terminated in June 2012. Representatives from different NGOs were given the opportunity to discuss their experiences, but also to develop strategies for the way forward. Special concern was given to the verdict of the Supreme Court’s decision regarding the presidential elections.

BASIC PRINCIPLES OF SOCIAL MARKET ECONOMY

Important aspects for the Cooperation between Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Different Residents Associations in Kenya

KAS Cine Club

Soul Boy

The KAS office had its first film oriented cultural outreach program with a screening of a Kenyan themed movie called “Soul Boy”. The movie is shot in Kibera and the actors are locally sourced by a Germany Film Company called One Fine Day Films which has working relationship with Kenya’s Goethe Institute.

Consultative Forum on the Judicial Reforms and their relation to the forthcoming March 4th Elections

Forum

The on-going judicial reforms in Kenya call for public engagement and participation for people to understand the changes taking place, and especially so with the increasing search for justice, accountable and integrity driven leadership.

COMPETITIVENESS IN THE FIELD OF POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION

The office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Nairobi organised a one day workshop for its partners on 5th February 2013 at Eastland Hotel, Nairobi. The purpose of the work-shop was to introduce the partners to the new guidelines as expected of them from the KAS Head office in Berlin.

COUNTY GOVERNANCE AND PEOPLE’S PARTICIPATION

Structure and objective of the county GovernmentPeople’s participation with much emphasis on the party lists and other pertinent issues unknown to the public.The participants invited are from Non-state actors/civil society, the 2013 aspirants and opinion leaders from Machakos and Makueni Counties. The number of participants invited is fifty (50).