The marking of Katiba Day as a commemorative annual event is informed by the need to regularly take stock of the gains and missteps made each successive year in the quest for a new democratic and people responsive constitutional order since the people of Kenya gave themselves a new constitution in exercise of their sovereign and inalienable right to determine the form of governance of their country on 27th August 2010. It is therefore important for Kenyans to continuously remind themselves that it is also their inalienable duty to live, safeguard and actualize gains engendered by the CoK 2010 by participating in its implementation and engaging with the persons and institutions entrusted with different constitutional implementation roles. (more…)
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CRECO in partnership with United States Institute for Peace (USIP) are pleased to announce a course on Peaceful Elections in Africa is now open to interested applicants to apply.
The training will take place as from 20th – 23rd October 2014, at a location in Nairobi, Kenya.
Those interested in applying should have a minimum of 3 years relevant experience. To apply please go to: http://academyregister.usip.org/courses/Peaceful-elections-in-africa-kenya-course. or Click on the link below to view the flyer!
Operation Firimbi Bulletin is a publication of Mazingira Institute (a Member of CRECO) supported by Rooftops Canada/Abri International with assistance from Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada. In its March 2014 Bulletin, the publication sought to highlight the issues that have raised and continue raising tension in Lamu County. To read this informative and eye opening publication please click here: Operation Firimbi, March 2014 Issue.
CRECO is a member organization of the Kenya Civil Society Competence and Sustainability Program (KCSCSP) “Viwango” and as a consortium seeking to strengthen civil society organizations through providing leadership in excellence and self regulation, CRECO sought to recognize the important role civil society organizations play in the democratization process in Kenya. (more…)
To deliver on the Devolution Promise for the year under Review the conference considered and made the following recommendations:
- THAT the conference reaffirmed its commitment to implementation of devolution in the coming years.
- THAT the Conference reaffirmed the commitment of County Governments to accountability to both the people of Kenya and the relevant oversight institutions as by law established.
- THAT it is necessary to ensure prompt and full transfer of all pending functions respecting the principle that resources follow functions Resolutions Devolution conference
CRECO AGM took place on 28th March 2014 at Lenana conference center and an election of the Management committee was done and the following were elected.
1. Chairperson – Rhoda Angela Musyoka – (CHRCE)
2. Vice Chairperson – Benedict Aminer – (RPP)
3. Secretary – Masese Paul – (CEDGG)
4. Vice Secretary – Pauline Mbodze (ILISHE TRUST)
5. Treasurer – Lydia Gaitirira - (AMKA)
6. Member I – Asenath Nyamu – (RCDA)
7. Member II – Peter Gitonga – (COBADES)
The human rights and governance organizations working under the auspices of the Police Reforms Working Group Kenya (PRWG-K) held their press conference today Friday 2014 and wished to register their concerns and utter disappointment with the slow pace of reforms within the National Police Service (NPS). They were particularly concerned with what appeared to be calculated strategies to scuttle the ongoing police vetting process and the realization of comprehensive police reforms
Download the statement at the below link.vetting press statement- LK CG RO edits