Category: Kenya

Training – Refreshing Skills and Strategies

Peace Direct and the Coalition for Peace in Africa are running a five-day online course guided by conflict transformation specialists, for practitioners working in conflict to refresh their skills and develop new strategies.

Countering violent extremism: a call to President Obama

As President Obama meets African leaders in Nigeria, Kenya and Ethiopia this week, a coalition of 41 aid agencies have scrutinized his plans for countering violent extremism (CVE). A joint letter signed by the agencies (including Peace Direct) is published – as a downloadable pdf – below. It calls for more attention to civilian-led strategies … Continued

Rapid Response Funds – Lessons learnt

The Rapid Response Fund (RRF) concept recognises that in a conflict situation you need to act quickly and that people on the ground have the best knowledge of how and where money needs to be spent. With this in mind, the RRF was set-up to provide local committees with money which they could spend without … Continued