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Second National Workshop on Implementation of Security Council Resolutions 1624 (2005) and 2178 (2014) in Kenya

January 22, 2015

From 20-22 January 2015, ICCT in cooperation with UN Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and Human Security Collective (HSC) organised a National Workshop on the effective implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1624 (2005) and 2178 (2014) in Mombasa, Kenya.

Workshop Goals & Activities

Government representatives of various ministries, as well as county representatives and local civil society representatives participated in the workshop discussing issues related to counter-terrorism and countering violent extremism that are relevant for Kenya. Special focus was on the topics of education, reintegration and rehabilitation of former fighters, community engagement, the role of the media, and the role of women leaders. The working group participants worked jointly to identify common goals and avenues for further action planning.

Opening Statements

You can read Research Fellow Dr. Bibi van Ginkel's opening statement here. UN Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-Moon's opening statement delivered by UN CTED is available here; a UN press release on the workshop is available here.

Workshop Report

You can read the workshop report here.

Additional Information

You can find more information about our work here.