Events

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Workshop

Revised Private Economic sector

The goal of this workshop is to solidify the devolution process in Kenya by strengthening the private sector in the counties through including them more in the political process.

Workshop

“How we let go war” – Women’s Roles in War and peacemaking

Die Rolle von Frauen im Krieg und bei der Friedensbildung

How important are women by solving conflicts. The participants of this workshop will discuss the role of women in today's society in international as well as on local level.

Expert conference

A private sector strategy engaging devolution

National Conference

For economic actors in Kenya, the political and economic devolution process goes along with both great opportunities and challenges.Particularly their contribution will enable the individual counties to achieve the possible economic development.

Workshop

Women in Leadership and Entrepreneurship Development

This forum will illustrate the impact of women-owned businesses on the county’s economy and explore the progress of women around the world in participating more fully in the global economy.

Workshop

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN KIAMBU COUNTY GOVERNMENT – DEVELOPMENTAL PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION

Effective citizen participation and oversight role is crucial and must remain core in the implementation of devolved government; for development and equal distribution of resources at grassroot level to be fully realized.

Workshop

Judicial Reforms and their Relevance in Community Participatory Governance

This workshop is aimed at re-engineering and emphasizing to the participants the Judicial transformation and eventual reform since independence.

Workshop

A private sector strategy engaging devolution

In Cooperation with AHK and KEPSA

For economic actors in Kenya, the political and economic devolution process goes along with both great opportunities and challenges. Particularly their contribution will enable the individual counties to achieve the possible economic development.

Workshop

Functions of State and County Governments

Participants will examine the separation of powers and the cooperation between the public and private sectors, and will explore the responsibilities of state and county government in public outreach and administering public services.

Workshop

Civic Leadership in Action: The Position of the MP vis-à-vis the SENATOR

Der Unterschied zwischen einem MP und einem SENATOR

This forum will focus on volunteerism and community service at the county level and will provide an overview of the impact of volunteerism both on the volunteers themselves and the communities they serve.

Discussion

Cine-Club

The First Grader

This month the Cine-Club shows a remarkable movie about an old Mau Mau veteran who is determined to learn to read and write even if this means to learn together with six year-olds.

Food Security Governance

On the 3rd and 4th February, 2021, KAS Kenya held a workshop with Civil Society Organizations and local media from Baringo Country with the aim of improving their capacities on how best they can engage political decision makers on areas of food security. The two-day forum, enabled the participants on how to map and analyze various personalities within the county so that they can easily sell their agenda aimed at improving livelihoods. The team resolved to undertake a process that will see the county recruit more agricultural and livestock extension officers to help farmers in both crop and livestock production and management.

Empowerment of Women in County Assemblies

Women and Politics

On 18th – 19th & 25th - 26th November 2020, KAS Kenya held an activity in Nakuru and Mombasa respectively to enhance the capacities of nominated and elected women MCAs from the Coast and Rift-valley regions. The specific objective of the event was to enhance the capacities of selected women legislatures i.e. elected/ nominated women members of county assemblies on effective campaign strategies to increase their numbers and quality of political debates during and after the 2022 elections. This would as well enhance gender responsive legislations and political initiatives at the county level and thus continue to promote decentralization governance system in Kenya.

Entrepreneurship Training for Aspiring Young Politicians

Entrepreneurship is one of the spearheading sources of revenue and a major income earning activity that promotes the country’s economy. KAS Kenya in the last one year has developed an entrepreneurship program (STEP) that seeks to train young aspiring politicians and all other aspiring candidates in our network on entrepreneurship skills. Based on the Entrepreneurship Training Student Training for Entrepreneurial Promotion (STEP), the aim was to contribute to the topics of education and research in the context of cooperation with emerging and developing countries.

Communication and Media training for Young Politicians

Media and Politics

In October 2020, KAS held training workshops for young politicians on how to effectively communicate using the media platform for visibility. The workshops targeted 21 young Kenyan youth who are pursuing careers in politics and public offices. The political parties represented included; Kenya African National Union (KANU), Ford-Kenya, Wiper, Amani National Congress (ANC), Safina, Jubilee, Ukweli and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM).

Civil Society Engagement for Better Approach Towards Political Decision Makers "Power Mapping"

Food Security- Samburu County

KAS Kenya office held a two day training in Samburu County that brought together members from the media and CSOs that deal in livelihoods, peace promotion and disaster management. The main objective was to strengthen their capacity in developing better approaches (power mapping and analysis) towards political decision makers.

Development of Political and Lobby Documents for Food Security and Early Warning Systems

Food Security - West Pokot County

KAS Kenya office held a one day county level and a subsequent two days sub-county level training in West Pokot on how to undertake successful lobbying on areas of food security and disaster risk reduction.

Mentorship Training on Political Action Planning

Youth and Politics

KAS Kenya office held a two days training early February in Naivasha with KAS mentors, Mr. Roland Theis - Secretary General and Vice Minister of Justice and Mr. Gordon Hoffmann - Secretary General of the CDU Party Brandenburg on Political action planning. The two days training focused on two key areas namely: enhancing the participants’ knowledge and skill on county legislative, policy and budget making cycles so as to have in-depth awareness of the processes and where to intervene and political action planning and how they can effectively to push for actions in their constituencies.

Young Politicians Training on Entrepreneurship

On the 26th and 27th September 2019, KAS Kenya held a training on entrepreneurship for the young politicians. The aim of the training was to equip the young politicians with knowledge and skills on how to identify and profitably implement business ideas as alternative solutions to raise finances for their political careers. The training also purposed to improve their entrepreneurship competencies which would enhance their skill set in problem solving, team building among other skills for a successful political career and financial management. This intervention was necessary for the young politicians since they are expected to be future policy makers as well as create opportunities for the young people in their communities. Creative solutions such as business ideas are vital especially in this day and age in Kenya where unemployment is high

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.

Bestandsaufnahme der Devolution in Kenia

24. bis 25. Oktober 2019 in Nairobi, Kenia

KAS & KICTANet Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on Digital Cooperation

On the 3rd and 4th October, KAS Kenya in partnership with KICTANet held a workshop on 'multi-stakeholder dialogue on digital cooperation'. To get a glimpse of what transpired do watch the videos with the different views of some of the stakeholders at the workshop. KAS Country director gives his views on How the digital space aids in the democratization process in Kenya.