Politics and Ethno-Religious Violence in Kenya
In the summer of 2010, Consuelo Amat conducted a series of interviews with religious and political actors in Kenya as part of an ongoing research initiative at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs. The project seeks to achieve a deeper understanding of the peacebuilding...
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Peacebuilding Practitioners Interview Series
We know very little about the role of religion in conflict situations and peacebuilding efforts. Religion intersects with other economic, social, political and other factors in complex ways. And faith communities are often arrayed on different sides of the same issue. In order to learn more about...
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> Abdirashid Abdullahi
> Ochieng Adala
> Edwin Barasa Mang'eni
> Dr. Michael Chelogoy
> Ahmed Sheikh Farah
> Lucy Hannan
> Hassan Omar Hassan
> S. K. Maina
Ambassador Ochieng Adala is a career diplomat and Deputy Director/Acting Executive Director at Africa Peace Forum (APFO), which he joined in June 1999. At APFO he has been in charge of Sudan Track II diplomacy and small arms and light weapons and conventional arms programs. A member of the Kenya Foreign service from April 1964 to April 1994, he was Kenya’s High Commissioner/Ambassador to Zambia and Southern African States form 1977-83 and Ambassador to Egypt and Northern African States from 1984-88. Ochieng served as Permanent Representative of Kenya to the United Nations during 1992-93. He is also a member of the Pugwash Council. He holds a BA in Political Science and a post-graduate diploma in International Relations.
A Discussion with Ambassador Ochieng Adala, Executive Director of Africa Peace Forum in Nairobi, Kenya
July 14, 2010
Background: As part of the Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding Fellowship, Consuelo Amat interviewed Ambassador Ochieng Adala, Executive Director of Africa Peace Forum in Nairobi, Kenya. Ambassador Adala is a career diplomat who joined the Kenya Foreign Service in April 1964. He was Kenya’s...