Events

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Workshop

Human Rights Challenges in the New Dispensation

The KAS-Nairobi has organised a workshop to highlight the expectations and responsibilities of the citizens in the new government.

Workshop

Role of Civil Society Organisations and Pressure Groups in Promoting Good Governance

This workshop was organized on the basis of questions raised by residents when the court fails to set clear verdicts that can help the community set up their own vetting local structures to allow for credible leadership in the county governments.

Workshop

The Lands Reform Agenda in the new Governance system

This workshop is aimed at trying to explain the constitutional stand on land acquisition and how the public can go about on issues relating to land ownership.

Workshop

Leadership and Para Legalism in the Community Setting

This workshop was organized on the basis of questions raised by residents when the court fails to set clear verdicts that can help the community set up their own vetting local structures to allow for credible leadership in the county governments.

Expert talk

Devolution

A major challenge for NGOs in Kenya

In this discussion the participants will talk about their experiences with the devolution process and the reaction of the people about it.

Workshop

Towards the Realisation of Constitutionalism in the New Governance System

This workshop aims at equipping the local community based organizations and opinion shapers in causing the new administration to work within the stipulated legal guidelines and disseminate the information acquired to the grassroots.

Forum

Residents’ Participation and Paralegal Forum

In this forum, we plan to empower the participants to be able to lead other community members in the demand in the inclusion of such public forums as key stake holders and opinion shapers for the development of their own areas.

Discussion

Cine-Club

Something Necessary

Something Necessary is a drama about a woman struggling to rebuild her life after the civil unrest that swept Kenya after the 2007 elections and a young man, a participated in the violence against Anne.

Workshop

Devolution

A challenge for the newly elected County-Governments

In this Workshop the participants will learn about devolution, governmental responsibilities and participation. It is addressed to represent of the County-Governments to help them with their new position threw the new constitution.

Workshop

Devolved funds and Youth Empowerment Forum

The workshop is about the differences between county and national Governments. Since the youth tend to be the main focus in this two levels of governance, this workshop is aimed at their needs and chances.

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.