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Category Archives: Governance and Development

This program seeks to ensure inclusion and participation of minority and indigenous communities in all aspects of national governance. The key pillar of the program include policy advocacy, capacity building, action-learning, networking and, multi-stakeholder partnerships and collaborations. The following projects have been carried out under this program:

Kenya Pastoralists Week (KPW)

      Period:  2003-to date (scheduled to continue in the future) Project Brief: KPW is an annual strategic lobbying and advocacy multi- stakeholder forum that brings together pastoralist community representatives from across East Africa, elected and nominated leaders, government agencies, constitutional offices, media, scholars, researchers, CSOs/INGOs and other stakeholders. Based on issues presently affecting […]

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The Endorois Case at the ACHPRs Court – Communication 276 of 2003

Period: 2003-to date (scheduled to continue in the future) Project Brief: CEMIRIDE filed a case before the African Commission on Human Peoples Rights on behalf of the Endorois Community in August 2003. The Endorois community, a pastoralist, hunter-gatherer and bee-keeping community numbering approximately 60,000 had lost their ancestral land without consultation or compensation in 1973 […]

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