Human Rights and Peace
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Brief History

The human rights and ppeace pogramme was established in 2008. Since then the programme has grown very rapidly.  It undertakes collaborative multidisciplinary teaching, training, research, consultancy and community service in human rights and peace, and currently spearheads a Master of Arts Degree in human rights at the University. It drwas staff from the University of Nairobi School of law, School of Economics, School of Diplomacy and International Studies, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Faculty of Arts, and Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies.

 

                             Head of Thematic Area

            

                                    Dr. J. B. Ndohvu   

 

Vision, Mission and Core Values

Vision: A respected and internationally acclaimed thematic area committed to excellence in teaching, research and the development of holistic students and society

Mission: To provide a conducive environment for scholarly articulation of wisdom, beliefs, values and ideals of humanity with a focus on how these may contribute to the quest for a just, peaceful and prosperous world

Core Values:

  • Objectivity and fairness
  • Commitment to human values
  • Quality education
  • Team work and collegiality
  • Professionalism

 

Members of Staff  

Prof. Douglas Waruta 

 

Prof. Simiyu Vincent 

Prof. Gilbert E. M. Ogutu

Prof. Abuya Edwin

            

Prof. Jack Odhiambo

 

 

Dr. Wamboi Kiai

 

 

Mr. Mumia Osaaji

 

 

Dr. Oriare Nyarwath

 

Dr. Francis Owakah

 

Dr. Patrick Nyabul

 

 

Prof. Karori Mbugua

 

 

Dr. Jackson Wafula

 

 

Dr. Siundu Godwin

 

Dr. Celestine Musembi

 

 

Dr. Luke Odiemo

 

 

Mr. Khamati Shilabukha

 

 

Dr. Akaranga Ifedha

 

Mr. Kamau Mubuu

 

 

Dr. Herbert Misigo

 

 

Dr. Richard Bosire

 

 

Dr. Alex Wanjala

 

 

Dr. Jacinta Mwende

 

 

Dr. George Jefwa Mweri

 

 

Programmes Offered

Master of Arts in Human Rights

Upcoming:

Postgraduate Diploma in Ethics and Professionalism

Diploma in Human Rights

Common Course in Leadership and Integrity

 

Service Charter

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Newsletter

The University of Nairobi Philosophy and Religious Studies Newsletter

 

Annual Report

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Contacts

Head of Department

 

Alumni

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Completed Projects    

   

 Publications

 

Journal

Thought and Practice: The Journal of the Philosophical Association of Kenya

 

Conference

  • The Odera-Oruka Symposium, Tuesday 19th to Thursday 21st November, 2013, Goethe auditorium, the German Cultural Center, Nairobi 

 

Mainstream Consultancy

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Teaching and Research Facilities

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Services and Products

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News and Events

 

Calendar of Activities

Students

Staff

Other Stakeholders

 

Media

Photos

Videos

Facebook

Twitter

 

Careers in Human Rights and Peace

  • Human rights monitor
  • Human rights advisor 
  • Human rights researcher 
  • Human rights project managers/coordinators/administrators 
  • Human rights counselors 
  • Grassroots/community organizers/advisor/mobilizer

 

 

 

 

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