Peace Building and Conflict Prevention

Ongoing Projects
  • On 7th December 2009, “Picha Mtaani” was launched at a colorful ceremony in Nairobi. The launch was preceded over by the UN Senior Peace and Development Advisor, and Chief, Peace Building and Conflict Prevention (UNDP), Dr.Ozonnia Ojielo, together with invited guests including Prof. Olatokundo Ige (OHCHR), Amb. Michael Ranneberger (USA) and Salim Amin (A24 Media). “Picha Mtaani” in partnership with UNDP Kenya, is an initiative that seeks to create a platform for peace building, national healing and cohesion through street picture galleries, hosted dialogues and repertoire of the reflections and discussions.

  • Conflict and development are linked in a relationship that is both complex and multifaceted. The development process itself generates new conflicts by changing the dynamics of economic, financial and political power. The inevitable competition and conflict over the direction, resources and distribution of development, if not well-managed, can impede development and at worst...

  • Kenya is part of the regional and international initiatives for the reduction and control of the proliferation of SALW. These include the UN Programme of Action on SALW, the Geneva Declaration on SALW; the Nairobi Protocal and Declaration on SALW among other legal instruments. Kenya currently hosts the Regional Centre on Small Arms (RECSA) which is an intergovernmental body supporting members states. The Kenya National Focal Point for SALW is responsible for issues of SALW.

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