Kituo Cha Sheria Mombasa office has implemented the third and final phase of Uchaguzi wa Amani, Usawa na Uwazi project focusing on managing the post-election pitfalls and conflicts that emanated after the 8th August 2017 General Elections.
The project that is supported by Swiss Embassy in Nairobi has been implemented in Kisumu and Kakamega Counties reaching over 317 participants through conducted 8 Neighbourhood conversations and 4 Video Screening activities.
Close to 4 Million persons were reached though Radio Talk shows that were carried out in local and national radio stations with the overall aim of promoting peaceful resolution of election disputes, coexistence and provision of civic and voter education for the repeat presidential poll.
The Neighbourhood Conversation fora provided a platform for ventilation of issues of concern in the society with members chatting on ways of ensuring peaceful coexistence of communities in the respective counties. The participants were also engaged on matters of accountability of their new elected leadership and the importance of engaging in the public participation processes especially in the County Government.
Kituo brought on board different stakeholders including the IEBC to provide a brief explanation on their work as a way of engaging to improve on their services for the repeat presidential election, Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government officers to provide a brief on their strategies for improving cohesion between security organs and the community among others.