Events - Foundation Office Kenya
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The Rights of Minorities and Marginalized Groups
The new constitution that was introduced in 2010 puts special weight on inclusiveness, the marginalization of minorities shall come to an end. The workshop explains provisions made in the constitution and suggests ways of implementation.
King Solomon’s Mine
“King Solomon’s Mine” tells of a search of an unexplored region of Africa by a group of adventurers in the 19th century. It depicts how the perception of Africa in Europe and vice versa has changed since then.
Equitable Management in Resource Exploitation
Resource exploitation is already an important sector within the Kenyan industry and will probably grow in the coming years. The aim of the workshop is to demonstrate how resource exploitation can be used for the benefit of the Kenyan people.
Land Ownership Legislation
How can politicians at the county level effectively enforce citizens’ rights?
Politicians in the counties often have little knowledge on legislation, given the fact that the counties and the surrounding legislation are only really being implemented since 2013. The workshop aims at enhancing their knowledge on land ownership.
Compliance with the Principles of Rule of Law and Accountability
The new constitution explicitly states that the citizens should fulfill a watchdog role to contribute to politicians’ adherence to the rule of law and accountability. The seminar aims at enabling them to do so.
The Kitchen Toto
“The Kitchen Toto” portrays life in Kenya before the country gained independence in 1963. A British policeman takes a murdered black priest's son and lives with him as a houseboy at his home. Gradually their relationship evolves.
Consultative Meeting of the Kenya Young Parliamentarian Association (KYPA) in Cooperation with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
KYPA in cooperation with Youth Agenda Kenya and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is organizing a workshop for key youth organizations and parliamentarians to develop and harmonize on the agenda of KYPA.
Shooting Dogs is based on the experiences of BBC news producer David Belton, who worked in Rwanda during the Rwandan Genocide. The film's title refers to the actions of UN soldiers in shooting at the stray dogs that scavenged the bodies of dead.
Citizens’ Rights and Duties as Enshrined in the Constitution
An important feature of the new constitutions is the role the Kenyan citizens play in it. However, knowledge on the constitution is often very poor. Therefore the workshop aims at enhancing citizens’ expertise on their rights and duties.
Duties, Rights and Obligations of Members of Parliament, Governors and Senators
Devolution led to a bicameral legislative. National Members of Parliament have to cooperate with Senators coming from the 47 counties. Furthermore every county has a governor. The workshop aims at opening up avenues of cooperation between all actors.