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IDS seminar on “Captive or catalyst?: Value chains and (re)production networks in Kakuma refugee camp and Kalobeyei settlement”
The presentation highlighted that as of 2024 Kenya hosted 770,255 refugees and asylum seekers. 285,238 of them were in Kakuma and Kalobeyei settlements. Only 1,124 of those are resettled or repatriated.
Public Lecture by H.E. Mr. Espen Barth Eide, Norway's Foreign Minister, at the University of Nairobi.

 

The theme of the lecture was “60 Years of Bilateral Relations: Norway & Kenya, Multilateralists and Partners for Peace and Security in a Divided World”

Present were H.E. Mr Espen Barth Eide, Norway's Foreign Minister, Prof Patrick Verkooijen​ The Chancellor UoN, Prof Stephen Kiama Vice Chancellor UoN, Ambassador Monica Juma EGH National Security Advisor, Republic of Kenya, Prof Karuti Kanyinga, Director Institute for Development Studies-UoN, heads of departments and students.

IDS seminar on “Women’s safety and security in public transport in Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia”
Azeb’s presentation indicated that men and women have different travel patterns and women face more challenges and limitations when it comes to public transport.
The African Governance Architecture Support Project Close Out & Dissemination Event
In his keynote address, Prof. Karuti Kanyinga noted that there is limited coordination and harmonization of rules, policies, engagements, and networking across Africa by different institutions.
IDS participates in the 2024 UNDP Human Development Index Report Launch
Prof. Kamau noted that IDS has partnered with UNDP for the past 25 years in not only launching the HDI report, but also developing the Kenya HDI report.
Stakeholders’ Workshop on 'Collaboration for Active Mobility in Africa' (CAMA)
Through the combination of research and education, the CAMA project aims to change perceptions towards active mobility and transition towards more walkable and bikeable cities in sub-Saharan Africa.
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