Our Scope and Programmes

IPHRD-Africa is committed to supporting the achievement of Sustainable Developments Goals (SGDs), the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and Kenya’s Vision 2030 thus accelerating poverty reduction, enhancing structural prevention and strengthening post conflict reconstruction and development while incorporating a human rights approach.

IPHRD-Africa focuses on three strategic pillars: Peace and Security; Human Rights; and Sustainable Development, spanning from community to national and international level.

The organization’s initial focus is Kenya. However, IPHRD-Africa will also implement some of its programmes within the Eastern African region, other regions in Africa as well as beyond Africa.

Sub- programmes include:

  • The Women Empowerment Initiative
  • The Youth Empowerment Initiative
  • Leadership & Governance Initiative
  • Trauma Healing Initiative
  • Citizen Journalism Initiative

Sub- programmes include:

  • Conflict Prevention and Resolution Initiative
  • Peacebuilding and Post Conflict Reconstruction Initiative
  • Crime and Violence Prevention Initiative
  • Women, Peace and Security Initiative
  • Prevention of Violence Towards Children Initiative
  • Social Cohesion and Non-violent Communication Initiative
  • Peace Operations and Humanitarian Assistance Initiative
  • Countering Violent Extremism Initiative
  • Media and Peace Initiative
  • Migration and Conflict Initiative

Sub- programmes include:

  • Human Rights Education and Awareness Initiative
  • Women’s Rights Initiative
  • Children and Youth Rights Initiative
  • Health and Reproductive Rights Initiative
  • Human Rights and the Media Initiative

Sub- programmes include:

  • Climate Change and Human Rights Initiative
  • Sustainability in Natural Resource Management Initiative
  • Sustainability in Water and Land Management Initiative
  • Urban-Ecosystem and waste Management Initiative
  • Resources and Conflict Initiative
  • Extractives industry and Human Rights Initiative

Sub- programmes include:

  • County Governance Initiative
  • Local Governance Initiative
  • Civic Education Initiative
  • Electoral Support Initiative
  • Governance and Rule of law Initiative
  • Leadership in Peace and Governance Initiative
  • This programme cuts across all the other programmes. The programme will undertake research, analysis, documentation and publication of challenges, achievements, best practices and lessons learnt to ensure an evidence based approach in designing, developing, implementing and evaluating programmes.
  • Research findings will inform the content for capacity building programmes and policy interventions.