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Hanns Seidel Foundation Kenya

Hanns Seidel Foundation
P.O. Box 39777 – 00623
Prosperity House | Westlands Road
Nairobi | Kenya
Tel.: +254 20 237 8475 | Tel: +254 724 255 800

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News 2014

The challenge of national cohesion continues to face Kenya several decades after independence. Tribalism is a disease that continues to plague the country even after several campaigns on national unity and patriotism. Kenyans easily come together in times of crisis such as the Westgate attack but easily retreat to their tribal cocoons once issues of politics or resources emerge. undefinedmore...

Part of the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) mandate is women empowerment. Previously in the run up to the 2013 general election, HSF conducted the Women Leadership Training Programme (WPLT) in which aspiring female candidates were prepared for the elections. undefinedmore...

The partnership between Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) Kenya and the Institute of Security Studies (ISS) in Kenya has been fruitful and has seen several seminars on matters security conducted in Kenya. On 9.October 2014, HSF and ISS jointly held a seminar in Nairobi titled “Prospects for Somalia: Towards 2016 and Beyond.” undefinedmore...

One of the major focal areas of Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) is civic education. To carry out this objective, HSF has for over 20 years partnered with the Ecumenical Centre for Justice and Peace (ECJP) to reach the grassroots all over Kenya. ECJP has accumulated a wealth of experience in civic education having conducted locational workshops across the country. undefinedmore...

On 31.July 2014 Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) in partnership with the Institute of Security Studies (ISS) Kenya held a seminar in Nairobi that sought to discuss the recent upsurge of violence in the country. The seminar brought together security experts who were able to highlight the recent security concerns as well as explain their origin and the way forward. undefinedmore...

On 4.August 2014, Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) together with the Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (KARA) held the 37th bi-monthly talk series that was convened to discuss the land reforms that have taken place in the country since the new constitution was adopted. more...

Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) in partnership with the Institute for Communication and Development International (ICDI) to build the capacity of the newly elected Members of County Assembly MCAs in selected counties. The trainings have been focused on legislative processes, budgeting as well as financial management and procurement. undefinedmore...

Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) together with the Democratic Congress (DC) conducted a conference between 10.-11. April 2014 in Athi River, Nairobi. The Democratic Congress (DC) is an upcoming political party that seeks to offer much desired change to the citizens of Kenya. The party is in the initial stages of its formation and as such HSF is partnering with them to build their capacity. undefinedmore...

During the month of May 2014, Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) together with INUKA Kenya Trust successfully launched a new website for the Sauti Yetu (Our Voices) Programme as well as a toolkit that was a result of the Sauti Yetu programme. On 16. May 2014, the official website for the Sauti Yetu Programme was launched in Nairobi. undefinedmore...

On 26. May 2014, Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) in partnership with the Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (Kara) held the 36th session of the Bi-monthly Talk Series (BTS) at the Panafric Hotel in Nairobi. The BTS was titled, Gender Equality and Inclusion: Is Kenya on the Right Track? undefinedmore...

The new constitution brought with it a devolved system of government. One year after devolution began; the country has faced several challenges in implementing devolution. One major challenge facing devolution is the lack of skills and capacity among government officials and elected leaders. undefinedmore...

The constitution of Kenya provides for citizen participation in devolution as stated in Section 91 of the County Governments Act. According to the act, public participation is mandatory for each county government. undefinedmore...