Human Rights and Peace

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.

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