The CRECO 2016 – 2020 Strategic Plan workshop was held from 27th September to 1st October 2015 at the Reef Hotel in Mombasa 27th and 1st being traveling days to and from. A total of 19 participants attended (9 male & 10 female). A plan for the remaining sub-activities was done, it is anticipated that main launch of the Strategic Plan will be held in December 2015. For more information the full report of the workshop is available at the secretariat.
The Civil Society of the Year Award is a process aimed at building better civil society organizations able to sustain their efforts towards meeting the needs of their beneficiaries. Since its inception, the CSOYA process has taken into account recommendations from various actors and the result has been continuous improvement of the process that has become an integral part of civil society processes. CSOYA 2015 will be the last of its kind as we move into CSEP (Civil Society Excellence Programme). CSEP will be a sector wide programme of excellence that promotes and facilitates capacity development, knowledge management and innovation and that awards excellence.
The emphasis this year will be: Motivating CSOs to excellence through learning and continuous improvement.
Kijitabu hiki ni tafsiri ya Kiswahili ya Kanuni zinazoongoza Biashara na Haki za Binadamu: Katika Utekelezaji wa mpango wa Umoja wa Mataifa wa “kulinda, kuheshimu na kurekebisha” ulioandaliwa na Mwakilishi Maalum wa Katibu Mkuu kwenye masuala ya Haki za Binadamu na Makapuni Makubwa na Biashara nyingine. Mwakilishi
Maalum aliambatanisha kanuni hizi kwenye taarifa yake ya mwisho kwa Baraza la Umoja Mataifa la Haki za Binadamu (A/HRC/17/31) ambayo pia ilijumuisha utangulizi wa kanuni hizi na mtazamo wa jumla wa mchakato ulioongoza utungwaji wake. Baraza la Haki za Binadamu walipitisha Kanuni kupitia Azimio lake namba 17/4 la
tarehe 19 Juni 2011.
Kwa mengi zaidi bonzeza hapa. MWONGOZO KUHUSU BIASHARA NA HAKI ZA BINADAMU (1)
Courtesy of Transparency International KenyaThe study, Pulling together to move forward: A national opinion poll on devolution and governance in Kenya, also found that more Kenyans feel that corruption is the most pressing problem county governments should address, with 25% identifying it as a major problem up from 9% in 2014. Concern on corruption has also increased significantly at national level, with 28% highlighting it as the most pressing problem up from 10% last year. Insecurity was cited as the most pressing problem at national level by 32% of the respondents, down from 52% in 2014.
Awareness of leaders’ roles: Awareness on the role of the Member of County Assembly increased from 57% in 2014 to 70% in 2015. The level of awareness on the roles of the Member of Parliament and the President also increased. There was a decrease in the number of respondents that knew the roles of the Senator and Women Representative at 45% and 37% respectively.
Contact with leaders: There was a marked increase in the number of respondents that had contacted their leaders with the MCAs and MPs being the most contacted at 36% and 21% respectively. The Senator, Women Representative and President were the least contacted at 6%, 5% and 3% respectively.
Awareness of county funds: Only 8% of Kenyans were aware of the funds allocated to their county, a decrease from 17% in 2014.
Awareness and attendance of various meetings convened by the county government: About 41% of respondents were aware of meetings convened by their county governments with 46% reporting attendance to the meetings, a significant increase from the 15% that reported attendance to county meetings in 2014.
Overall satisfaction with county governments: Overall, 51% were dissatisfied with their county government compared to 53% in 2014, with 20% reporting satisfaction.
Most trusted to drive anti-corruption efforts: 21% of the respondents said citizens had the best chance to fight corruption, an increase from 15% in 2014. The media and Presidency followed, both at 19%. There was a significant drop in the number of respondents that trusted anti-corruption institutions to lead these efforts with 9% citing trust in them, down from 15% in 2014.
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