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UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

INSTITUTE OF DIPLOMACY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

 

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           ORDINARY DIPLOMA IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, B.A IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, MA DIPLOMACY, MA IN INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT MANAGEMENT,   MA IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

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study  focused  on  the  role  of  African  women  in  political  leadership  and  specifically  in

 

There is a robust realization that since women constitutes slightly more than half of the world population their contribution to the societal and economic development of societies is also more than half as compared to that of men by virtue of their dual roles in the productive and reproductive spheres.

Security has over time been confined to a state’s capability to militarily protect itself. However, with progressive developments in the analysis of security, Buzan et al. have given students of International Relations new platforms to study security. To draw from a global perspective, security has traditionally been viewed as a state is concern in the International System. The settlement of populations in areas other than that of birth is migration. It is this settlement that is a security threat to societies.

International trade continues to be a central area of concern for academicians, policy makers and general citizenry of the world. This activity has been practiced the world over since ancient times and has seen most developments that have happened shaped and driven by the need to prosper in this field. The purpose of this study was to evaluate Kenyan case study with a special interest on international trade negotiations which are critical to international trade.

There has been an upsurge of conflicts between Kenya and Uganda over resources in Lake Victoria, more so due to water as a shared resource. This study therefore intended to establish the root causes of these conflicts, the nexus between the shared resources around the lake and environmental scarcity and the conflicts and the interventions that have been employed in finding a solution to these conflicts. The study was guided by Homer Dixon’s theory of environmental scarcity in order to clearly demonstrate the relationship between environmental scarcity and trans-boundary conflicts.

More than 50 peace operations have deployed in Africa since 2000, including multiple African-led or hybrid African Union/United Nations initiatives. The frequency of these deployments underscores the ongoing importance of these operations in the playbook of regional and multilateral bodies to prevent conflict, protect civilians, and enforce ceasefires and peace agreements. Recent operations have featured increasingly ambitious goals and complex institutional partnerships.

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