3rd Annual Kenya Peace Conference

3rd Annual Kenya Peace Conference
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Starts: Tuesday, 20 September, 2016 05:00am

Ends: Wednesday, 21 September, 2016 02:00pm

Event Details

PeaceNet-Kenya and American Friends Service
Committee, in collaboration with the 2016 KPC
Working Group, have the great pleasure of
inviting you to the 3rd Annual Kenya Peace
Conference. The Kenya Peace Conference (KPC)
is organized by a coalition of national and local
peace actors fostering a shared vision of peace in

The theme of the 2016 conference is:
“Preventing the cycles of political
violence: a participatory framework for
sustainable peace beyond 2017 elections”

Thematic areas of focus
Existing National and International Best
Practices for Peaceful and Fair Elections
Gender and Politics
Early Warning Systems for
Conflict/violence Prevention/Mitigation
The Shared Security Approach
Sustainable Peaceful elections strategies
Financial and Technical Resourcing for
Conflict Sensitive Media Reporting
Enhancing Coordination of
Interventions for Peace
Addressing Root causes of Electoral
Small Arms and Light Weapons

The Kenya Peace Conference will accept two
types of abstracts: research based or practice
based. The guidelines for each are identified
as follows:

* Word limit: 300 words in English

*Research based abstract structure:
problem/gap, objectives, methodology,
outcomes and conclusions/recommendations

*Practice based abstract structure:
Analysis of the issue, good practices and

*Speak to the theme: address the areas of

*Drawn from existing policy and practice:
shared experience and good practices

*Evidence based: must be factual and
based on recent experience/study

*Full paper: not exceeding 12 pages
together with references. Font size must be 11, Font type -
Arial, double spaced.


a. Abstract: 22nd of August 2016
b. Notification to presenters: 1st September 2016
c. Full paper: 15th September 2016

For any enquiries regarding the conference,
please contact: Molly Raichenah
and/or Chebet Keter cketer@afsc.org

For more information visit:
We look forward to receiving your abstracts and
meeting you at 3rd annual Kenya Peace
Conference. Presenters of the first 100 abstracts
will be supported in terms of accommodation
and local transport.