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KIPPRA Takes Mentorship Programme To Kisii University

KIPPRA organized a two-day KIPPRA Mentorship Programme for Universities (KMPUs) event from 18th to 19th February 2021 at Kisii University Main Campus. The event aimed at sensitizing students on Kenya’s development agenda and the public policy making process. Moreover, the programme is also meant to support researchers in universities to prioritize their research so that …

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KIPPRA Ranked Second Top Think Tank in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) has been ranked second top think tank in Sub-Saharan Africa by the Global Go-To Think Tank Index Report 2020. The report is an annual document produced by the Think Tank and Civil Societies Programme (TTSCP) of the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.  The …

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Pakistan High Commissioner to Kenya Visits KIPPRA

Pakistan High Commissioner to Kenya H.E Ms. Saqlain Syedah paid a courtesy call on KIPPRA Executive Director Dr Rose Ngugi on 13th January, 2021. Discussions centred around areas of collaboration and partnership between KIPPRA and Think Tanks in Pakistan, specifically the Institute of Strategic Studies of Pakistan. The High Commissioner promised to facilitate the signing of …

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Launch of COVID-19 County Socio-Economic Re-Engineering and Recovery Strategy

KIPPRA participated in the launch of the COVID-19 County Socio-economic Re-engineering and Recovery Strategy on 4th December 2020. The event was graced by His Excellency, President Uhuru Kenyatta. The develoment of the strategy was a culmination of collaborative work between KIPPRA and the Council of Governors. The Ksh132 billion recovery plan has five pillars namely: boosting …

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Workshops on Children, Youth and Gender-Sensitive Planning and Budgeting

KIPPRA, in collaboration with the National Treasury, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Council of Governors, County Assemblies Forum, UNICEF, UN Women and UNDP, is implementing the children, youth and gender-sensitive planning and budgeting programme in the country. The programme involves preparation of reports, county briefs and training of identified staff at national and county levels …

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World AIDS Day Commemoration

The staff were also taken through the procedures of dealing with stigma and human rights issues as well as disclosure and testing protocols. The ceremony was concluded with the sensitization of staff on non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, stress management and mental health.

YP Training Programme Begins in Earnest

The KIPPRA Young Professionals (YPs) cohort 2020/21 have undergone training on various capacity building courses which include: Governance structures in a devolved system of government; public policy process (PPMP) and currently are currently being trained on applied research methods and tools for policy analysis. The governance structures in a devolved system of government took place …

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