On 5th March, 2016 Mr. Tom Malinowski, United States Assistance Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor interacted with the Political Science Students. Prof. Enos Njeru, Principal College of Humanities and Social sciences welcomed The United States Secretary in the College; speaking during the event the Principal noted that The University of Nairobi will continue to strengthen good relationships with the United States Government.
A team of US government officials led by Ms. Rose Gottemoeller, the Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security have interacted with students and staff mainly from the Department of Political Science.
Ms. Gottemoeller spoke on a wide range of issues on international security ranging from terrorism and arms control. She said that regions such as the horn of Africa, Burundi, Syria and Yemen among others needed more international attention. Ms. Gotten Moeller said the US had put forward measures to combat youth radicalization, violence and terror activities. She congratulated Kenyan soldiers working with AMISON in Somalia in the fight against terror group Al Shabaab.
UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
On the 23rd May 2015, NUPOSSA joined other EAC-Clubs in plantng trees around Nairobi as a part of raising environmental awareness. NUPOSSA is among the many other organizations that have been formed around the country with the main objective of creating awareness among the population on the East African Community. For more details on the EAC-Clubs, see the attachment. For more on the activities of that day, see the Photo Gallery.
Dr. Adams Oloo
NUPOSA took students to the 3rd EAC UNIVERSITY STUDENTS DEBATE ON REGIONAL INTEGRATION ON 3-5TH SEP 2014.
The event was hosted by CUEA and brought more than seven universities from Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. The students were taken to task to discuss and debate on what are likely challenges of a political integration. The event was opened by the EAC Secretary General Ambassador Richard Sezibera accompanied by the DVC Academic Affairs from CUEA others included the EAC Secretariat Head of Political Affairs Ms. Isabella Waffubwa and moderated by John Sibi Okumu.
The Department of Political Science and Public Administration hosts the Cuban and Venezuelan Amabassador
University of Nairobi, Multipurpose hall(844)
Dr. Bosire (Chair, Postgraduate Departmental Committee), Dr. Oloo and the ambassadors of Cuba and Venezuela respectively
The study set out to establish the challenges to environmental conservation in Kenya. Since environment is a wide topic, this study chose the Mau Forest Complex as the study area. And in order to do a comprehensive analysis, this study modified and adopted Smith’s version on theory of ecologism. The study utilized both primary and secondary sources of data. The secondary data was obtained from books, journals, magazines, newspapers, websites and government documents. The primary data, on the other hand, was generated through interviews and focused group discussions (FGDs). These was conducted on the residents of Chemare and Chematich sub-locations both in Kiptororo location Kuresoi South Sub-county in Nakuru County, the KFS staff, D.O, Chief and Assistant Chiefs, officials of CFAs and NGO, one timber merchant/logger, one charcoal maker merchant and the opinion leaders.
Taifa Hall, University of Nairobi
On the 18th November 2014, the Department of Political Science and Public Administration hosted the Venezuelan and Cuban Ambassador at the multipurpose hall, University of Nairobi, where the two made a presentation of the 10 years of the ALBA-TCP. The two presenters praised the regional cooperation by the two countries as ideal as it promoted sustainable development rather than merely focusing on trade and commerce. The presentation was also attended by several dignitaries including ambassadors from other countries and Kenyan seasoned politicians (Mwandawiro Mganga). After the presentation, students and members of staff were given time to ask questions. Kindly refer to the attached copy of their complete presentation below.
Chairman, Department of Plitical Science and Public Administration Dr. Adams Oloo
This study examines the effects of Import Substitution trade policies on Kenya’s industrialization since independence. The general objective of the study is to find out the effects that Import Substitution trade policies had on the structure of the manufacturing sector, income distribution, employment creation and the operations of multinational corporations in Kenya. The study assumes that Import Substitution trade polices as an industrialization strategy remains viable and of great importance for less developed countries.