Latest News in UNESCO/UNITWIN Chair Programme

The Construction of Knowledge societies [Elimika] is currently engaged in capacity building programmes in Makueni and Kwale Sub Counties.  The project team is working with local administration staff, Community Based Organization’s and Ministry of Water & Irrigation staff. The three topics covered in the program are: Devolved governance, leadership and integrity, bill or rights and peace and security.



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The UNESCO/UNITWIN Chair in University of Nairobi in conjuction with UNESCO and African Leadership Centre has began a conversation on Youth For a Sustainable Culture of Peace and Security in the East African Region...



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The UNESCO/UNITWIN Chair was last evening at one of our collaborators event, The Thomas J. Bata Legacy Award. The event was themed: “Responsible Entrepreneurship”. The award was initiated to commemorate the Bata’s 100th birthday and also coincides with 120 years of the Bata Group. The Bata Legacy Award challenged entrepreneurs 35 and younger to identify a community need in East Africa and share a creative, viable business solution that embraces the values that guided Thomas J. Bata throughout his career.



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The most recent event (22nd & 23rd April 2015) saw UNESCO, Universities, renowned scholars of international repute, students, and the private sector converge at the University of Nairobi for a forum whose theme was UNESCO/UNITWIN Chairs for Knowledge Creation, Innovation and Sustainable Development in Kenya.

The forum was to create awareness of the UNESCO/UNITWIN Chairs, where they exist and what area of interest they cover in Kenya.

The event was spread in two days:



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