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.
Representing the Principal College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dr. Owuor Olunga said the university was honored to host the Under-Secretary of State.
The University of Nairobi is keen on increasing its international linkages as well as increasing the admissions of foreign students to over 20% of the total students’ population.
Also present during the event was USA Ambassador to Kenya, Robert F. Godec and Chairman, Department of Political Science, Dr. Adams Oloo among others.
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