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Prof. Yash Pal Ghai Lauds the Social Justice Centres Working Group’s Role as they unveil their Inaugural Strategic Plan

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The Social Justice Centre Working Group (SJCWG) officially unveiled its first ever Strategic Plan on 16 March 2022 thanks to the support from the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Nairobi and collaboration with Katiba Institute. The strategy, 2022 – 2026, will see the Working Group focus on four major thematic areas: movement building; institutional strengthening; human rights […]
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Katiba Institute trains Community Based Organizations on Access to Information

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Katiba Institute trained representatives from Community Based Organizations drawn from Trans Nzoia, Bungoma, Uasin Gishu, Elgeyo Marakwet, Nandi and West Pokot counties on Access to Information from 22 June 2021 to 25 June 2021 in Eldoret. The training aimed to help participants understand the Kenyan access to information law (ATI) as a tool for ensuring […]
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BBI Consolidated Judgment

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DAVID NDII & OTHERS……………………..……….………PETITIONERS VERSUS ATTORNEY GENERAL & OTHERS……………………..RESPONDENTS JUDGMENT I. HISTORY OF THE LITIGATION 1. On 18th March, 2018, President Uhuru Kenyatta and Mr. Raila Odinga had what is now famously known as the “Handshake”. The President and Mr. Raila Odinga had just come off a hard fought and intensely contested Presidential Elections in […]
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Mitu-Bell Welfare Society v Kenya Airports Authority, SC Petition 3 of 2018

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The Supreme Court has delivered its judgment in the appeal by Mitu-Bell Welfare Association (Mitubell) on the evictions of over 3000 households and the interpretation of socio-economic rights under the Constitution of Kenya. Katiba Institute advocates & Mbuthia Kinyanjui represented Mitubell. Here is the link of the Supreme Court Judgement  You can also access the […]
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Katiba at 2010: KI, Social Justice Centers and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Campaign

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Ten (10) years ago, Kenyans voted overwhelmingly for the adoption of the 2010 Constitution which, it was hoped, heralded the beginning of a new era for democratic values, good governance, rule of law and social inclusion for all. The 2010 Constitution was hailed as the “People’s Constitution” and was considered a reflection of the will […]
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Vacancy Announcement Program Officer: Communications and Public Liaison – Closed

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The Organization Katiba Institute (KI) is a research and litigation institute established to promote knowledge and studies of constitutionalism and to facilitate the implementation of Kenya’s new constitution. The principal objective of KI is to achieve social transformation through the constitution. In the immediate, KI works to help promote the implementation of the Constitution. In […]
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Fake News Alert – Katiba Institute Statement on the Fictitious Post

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                                                         Katiba Institute has been alerted to the above post that is circulating on social media. We wish to disassociate ourselves from the post, as it is merely […]
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Kibera evictions another case of elite trampling on poor’s rights

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“Homes of 30,000 people in Kibera demolished to make way for a road,” BBC World Service reported. On the day this was reported, one of us had given a presentation on human rights at a workshop. Another presenter suggested that governments might be embarrassed to be shown up internationally as seriously violating human rights. Your […]
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