Ednah Kang'ee

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  • Ph. D Researcher, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies (JCRS)
  • Research Associate. Academic Alliance for Reconciliation in the Middle East and North Africa project (AARMENA).
  • Research Topic: “The Role of Political Parties in Electoral Violence in Africa. Is there an Opportunity for Reconciliation? A Case Study of Kenya and Ghana.”
  • Ednah.kangee@uni-jena.de
Education Expand entry
  • Ph.D in Political Science - Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, Friedrich Schiller University Jena.
  • 2015 - 2016 Fellow – Institute for Global Engagement -Centre for Women Faith and Leadership - Washington D.C
  • 2013 - Masters in Armed Conflict and Peace Studies -University of Nairobi
Research Interests Expand entry
  • Conflict Transformation, Reconciliation and Peace building
  • Democratization process in Africa
  • Development cooperation
  • Governance
  • Restorative and Transitional Justice
  • Religion and Global development
  • Women, Peace, and Security
Languages Expand entry
  • Kiswahili
  • French
  • German
  • English
Working/Teaching Expand entry
  • British High Commission Nairobi. East, Central and Northern Africa - Immigration Liaison – 2004 To 2021 - Liaison with government authorities and airlines in the region of 23 countries to investigate organised crime groups working in the Kenya and the region. Building effective working relationships with host authorities, International partners and other stakeholders.Intelligence gathering and analysis: Developed operational intelligence products through the collection, interpretation and evaluation of relevant quantitative and qualitative information sources. Liaison with European Union (EU) and United Kingdom (UK) partners to support the delivery of crime and intelligence objectives. Lead the exchange of actionable intelligence with local law enforcement partners and counterparts in other diplomatic missions to identify and mitigate threats to the EU and UK borders. Developed effective partnerships with key external partners.Capacity building of local authorities and airlines in the region through training. Collaborated with law enforcement partners, developing intelligence and investigations to disrupt organised crime groups.
  • Konrad Adenauer Stiftung 2019,2020 Compiled two publications on Rethinking Democracy: Elections: Past, Present and Future and on the Electoral process in Kenya.
  • Anno’s One Fine Day – 2019 Nairobi, Kenya. Designed child safeguarding policy based on the Kibera context. Facilitated child safeguarding community capacity building sessions in Kibera; and eengaged and empowered vulnerable women and widows in Kibera in child safeguarding.
  • Initiatives of Change - 2014 - 2017 Caux, Switzerland. - Facilitated Dialogues on Land and Security aimed at developing solutions based on trust-building and agro - ecological insights to boost land restoration and explored how innovative governance and sustainable land management can contribute to “a durable peace” in these environments. http://www.caux.ch/sites/caux.iofc.org/files/media/document/cd/cdls_programme_fina l_en.pdf
  • United States Agency for International Development - 2013 - Designed and facilitated peace strategy forums for USAID-Kenya transition Initiative in Uasin Gishu County in 2013; http://us.iofc.org/building-trust-among-stakeholde
Select Events Expand entry
  • 13th January 2020 Shrinking Space for Human Rights Defenders and Civil Society in East Africa - New York - USA. Presentation on Democratization processes and Women rights in conflict prone regions
  • 3rd November 2016 International Center for Ethino -Religious Mediation: Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Conference. New York - USA. Presentation on Empowering Women of Faith in Combating Drug Abuse in Mombasa.
  • 4th August 2015 World Faith Development Dialogue Conference Peace and Stability in Kenya: The Role of Religious Actors. Facilitator/ Rapporteur; Guided workshop discussions engaging the youth, women, Intra –Faith Dialogue for Peace and Media and Religion for Peace workshops.
Publications Expand entry