Peace Building and Conflict Resolution

Whilst Kenya has made considerable progress and recovers from the chaos of the Post-Election-Violence of 2007-08, violence and insecurity continues to manifest locally in various forms in different parts of the county. Aimed at strengthening the national capacities for conflict prevention and management, the Peace Building and Conflict Prevention Unit (PBCP) of UNDP Kenya provides strategic, technical, operational and financial support to the country. The support is delivered via a national programme and a number of related projects’ outputs as summarized below.

Interventions include

District Peace Committees, "Tuelewane" Youth Exchange Programme to enhance peace, Small Arms and Light Weapons SALW programme, International Peace Training Centre (IPSTC)MORE

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Peace Campaign

The government while recognizing the increased challenges and threats by Kenya’s youthful population established the Ministry of Youth Affairs to provide policy and programmatic interventions for youth affairs

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    Turkana commemorates 40 years of the Lokiriama Peace Accord
      Lokiriama

    The Lokiriama Peace Accord celebration is an annual event This year -2013- marks the 40th anniversary celebration of the Lokiriama Peace Accord, brokered between the Turkana people of Kenya and the Matheniko of Uganda signed in December 1973. more

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Projects and Initiatives

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Collaborative Leadership Training Project

This programme aims at contributing towards building sustainable peace and democracy in the country through enhancement of leadership skills among key leaders in Kenya. more

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Internationa Peace Training Centre (IPSTC)

In 2009, UNDP-Kenya, through support from the Government of Japan entered into a partnership with International Peace Support Training centre (IPSTC) www.ipstc.org . The aim of the partnership is to implement a project that seeks to enhance the regional capability in African Union/United Nations Peace Keeping and peace building in the East African region. Government of Japan’s support to UNDP amounts to US$ 3,56 million within a two-year period (2009-2010).This partnership came at an opportune time when IPSTC as an institution is transitioning from a national governmental organization under... more

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