The Government of Kenya which instituted the NCIC has been a key supporter of the mandate and the activities of the NCIC. It supports:
- The administration of NCIC
- A capacity building initiative for drama teachers that involved a learning trip to Rwanda
- The development of IEC materials for NCIC
- The development of the institutions Strategic Plan
- The development of the institutions operating policies f. Media campaigns on cohesion and integration
- Media campaigns on cohesion and integration
The Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies (IDIS) is a leading regional postgraduate training institution based at the University of Nairobi.
Its core service areas include postgraduate training, research, publication, seminars & conferences, a modern language laboratory, a library and documentation services. IDIS caters for the needs of African countries and international organizations, and maintains close links with similar institutions all over the world. The institute also offers Diploma, Post Graduate Diploma, B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. programs in International and Strategic Studies. It has also set up Latin America and South East Asia regional study areas. Read more
Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA-Stockholm, Sweden) and the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR-Cape Town, South Africa)
Following an identified number of shared interests and overlapping priorities in promoting national cohesion and reconciliation in Kenya, the Folke Bernadotte Academy and the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation have began a working relationship that is initially running a project on “Promoting National Cohesion and Reconciliation in Kenya” whose collaborations and activities are expected to take place between the periods of 2011-2013. This partner driven cooperation is supported by SIDA under the South Africa Strategy.
The project components include:
1) Policy Analysis and Influence: This will involve research and political analysis to produce policy briefs on a range of issues vital to national cohesion, peace building and reconciliation.
2) Capacity Building and Training: This component intends to undertake a series of capacity and skills building programmes for key stakeholders focusing on strategies for addressing community reconciliation and promoting national cohesion in Kenya.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
The GIZ Social Justice, Reconciliation and National Cohesion programme has been a partner of NCIC since its inception, providing technical support to organisational development and the NCIC enforcement and promotion mandate aimed at furthering a cohesive and stable Kenyan society. Specific support initiatives include:
The Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs (MOJNNCA)
The Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs (MOJNNCA) was established in 2003 with an initial mandate to formulate Legal and Administration of Justice policies to foster constitutional governance and effective legal and judicial system in Kenya.
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) has been a partner of the NCIC since its inception. It is currently supporting a three years project entitled “Consolidating the Peace Process and Establishing Foundations for a Successful Political Transition” which began in 2011 and is envisioned to complete in 2013. This project is a national programme co-funded by UNDP and the Government of Kenya whose overall objective is to strengthen the capacity of national and local government and civil society to effectively prevent and reduce levels of armed violence in order to nurture peace and enhance development opportunities in Kenya. The Commission is one of the implementing partners.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
The United States AID (USAID) is partner with the NCIC who have, since its inception, supported its achieving and actualizing its mandate.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
The UNDP has since the inception of NCIC supported various activities
i. The development of IEC materials
ii. The Uwiano Platform
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
The UN Women has partnered with NCIC in supporting a project whose focus is training and capacity building for women and youth in peace-building and conflict management in seven (7) counties within three pilot regions of Rift Valley,Central and Nyanza.
This project is in line with the UN Women’s Gender and Governance Programme (GGP III) Kenya Programme for 2008 – 2011 whose focus is to mainstream gender issues and effective participation of women and youth in all structures of governance at local and national levels.
The project falls under NCIC’s mandate to promote equality of opportunity, good relations, harmony and peaceful co-existence between persons of the different ethnic and racial communities of Kenya. The training has been conducted in six Counties namely Kiambu, Nakuru, Kisumu, Narok, Muranga and Trans Nzoia . Training in Migori County is expected to roll out before the end of the first Quarter of 2012,Read more...
Kenya Scouts Association (KSA)
KSA is a registered member of the World Organization of Scouting Movement and is the largest Youth Movement in Kenya, with over 1,000,000 boy and girl Scouts and a support team of over 40,000 Scout Leaders. Scouting in Kenya was established in 1910.
The Purpose of Scouting is to contribute to the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social, spiritual, emotional and character potentials as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities.Read more..