NEWSLETTER AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS: PROF. MAKUMI MWAGIRU

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  1.  ‘Diplomacy of the Diaspora: Perspectives on Harnessing Diasporas in Kenya’s Foreign Policy’ (Paper presented at the 1st Indian Council on World Affairs Academic Conference on Africa and India: A Partnership for Development and Growth, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 11-12 May, 2011).

 

  1.  ‘International Human Rights Law Dimensions of Global Health Diplomacy: Concepts, Conflicts and Application’ (Paper presented at the Strategic Leadership Course in Global Health Diplomacy in East, Central and Southern Africa, Karen, 14-18 March, 2011)

 

  1.  ‘Framing Emerging Disciplinary Perspectives: The Diplomacy of Global Health Diplomacy’ (Paper presented at the Strategic Leadership Course  in Global Health Diplomacy in East, Central and Southern Africa, Karen, 14-18 March, 2011).

 

  1.  ‘Multilateral Actors in Global Health Diplomacy: Issues of Agenda Setting for Africa’ (Paper presented at the Strategic Leadership Course in Global Health Diplomacy in East, Central and Southern Africa, Karen, 14-18 March, 2011).

 

  1.  ‘Framing India-Africa Relations: Perspectives, Perceptions and Prospects’ (Paper presented at the international conference on India-Africa Enduring Partnership: Emerging Areas of Cooperation, Mumbai, India, 2-4 March, 2011).

 

  1.  ‘Diplomacies in Conflict: Perceptions about Perceptions on the European Union in Kenya’ (Paper presented at the EUROGAPS Kick-Off Workshop, Goethe University, Frankfurt-am-Main, January 10-11, 2011)

 

  1.  ‘Tigers Eyes in the Dark: Potential Post-Referendum Conflicts in South Sudan’ (Paper presented at the Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Seminar for Professional Diplomats from the Government of South Sudan, Mombasa, 19 November, 2010)

 

  1. ‘Perspectives on the Diplomacy of Regional and Sub-Regional Conflict Management in Africa’ (Paper presented at the Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of foreign Affairs Seminar for Professional Diplomats, Nairobi, 8 November, 2010)

 

  1.  ‘Diplomacies of Borders, Conflict and Cattle: A Synthesis’ (Paper presented at the Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Seminar for Professional Diplomats, Nairobi, 29 October, 2010).

 

  1.  ‘Clouds, Blankets, Rain and Other Things That Matter: Treaties in International Relations and Foreign Policy’ (Paper presented at the Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Seminar for Professional Diplomats, Nairobi, 26 October, 2010).

 

  1.  ‘The National Police Service Bill (2010) in Kenya: Context, Review and Proposals’ (Paper presented at the Stakeholders Consultation and Validation Workshop on The National Police Service Bill, 2010, Nairobi, 4 October, 2010)

 

  1.  ‘Training for Health Diplomacy: Experiences from IDIS’ (Paper presented at a workshop on Implementing Executive Courses on Global Health Diplomacy, Bellagio, Italy, 13-17 September, 2010).

 

  1.  ‘Regulation or Collaboration? Perspectives on Security Providers in National Security’ (Paper presented at the Validation Workshop for The Private Security Industry Regulation Bill, 2010, Nairobi, 25 August 2010.)

 

  1.  ‘Private Security Providers in National Security Doctrine: Foundations, Roles and Outputs’ (Paper presented at a workshop on Private Security Providers in Kenya’, Nairobi, 29 April, 2010).

 

  1.  ‘Elections as a Source of Conflict in Africa: A Framework for Analysis’ (Paper presented at the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ (K) 50th Anniversary Conference on Options for Transitional Justice in Post-Conflict African Societies, Mombasa, 17-20 November, 2009)

 

  1.  ‘Conflict and Electoral Reforms in Kenya: Historical Perspectives, Issues and Responses’ (Paper presented at the National Forum on Conflict Sensitive Electoral Reforms, Nairobi, 15-16 October, 2009)

 

  1.  ‘Negotiating Health in Foreign Policy: South-South Cooperation and the East African Perspective’ (Paper presented at the Global Health Diplomacy Executive Training Course, East Africa Region, Nairobi, 7-11 September, 2009).

 

  1.  ‘Formulation of an East African Regional Security Strategy: Theory, Practice and Mechanisms’ (Paper presented at the Conference on East African Regional Security Strategy, Nairobi, 20-22 August, 2009).

 

  1.  ‘Elections and Electoral Reform in Post-Conflict Societies’ (Paper presented at the National Conference on Electoral Reforms: Setting the Electoral reform Agenda in Kenya, Nairobi, 12-14 August, 2009.

 

  1.  ‘Violent Electoral Conflict in Africa: Prospects for Prevention and Management’ (Paper presented at the International Experts Workshop on Opportunities and Risks of Elections in Africa, Berlin, 26-28 May, 2009).

 

  1. ‘Law-Politics and the Peaceful Management of International Conflict’ (Paper presented at the National Defence College Lecture of Opportunity Series, Nairobi, 27 March, 2009).

 

  1. ‘Piracy: Framing the Issues in the Security Agenda for the Horn of Africa’ (Paper presented at the IGAD/IDRC/APFO International Conference on Towards Developing a Regional Security Architecture for the Horn of Africa, Mombasa, 13-14 March, 2009).

 

  1. ‘Aspects of the Legal and Policy Frameworks in the War Economy’ (Paper presented at the COMESA Experts Workshop on War Economies, Nairobi, 2-4 March, 2009).

 

  1.  ‘Security Institutions in Kenya: Structure, Strategy and Coordination’ (Paper presented at the national conference on The Kenya We  Want: Building Sustainable Nationhood for Our Common Future, Nairobi, 4-6 February, 2009)

 

  1.  ‘Issues and Problems of Coordination in National Security Strategy’ (Paper presented at the seminar on Defence Management in a Democratic Society, Kigali, 20-24 October, 2008).

 

  1.  ‘Securing the Future: Issues of Securitisation of National Interests and Long Range Planning for Grand Strategy’ (Paper presented at the seminar on Defence Management in a Democratic Society, Kigali, 20-24 October, 2008).

 

  1.  ‘Conflict Management: Philosophy, Modes and Practices’ (Paper presented at a Workshop  to Operationalise the Inter-Parliamentary Forum for COMESA: Session on Skills Building on Conflict Resolution Techniques, Cairo, 7-9 October, 2008).

 

  1.  ‘Resolving the Conflict: Presidential, Parliamentary and Semi-Presidential Systems: The Case for a Constitutional System for Kenya’ (Paper presented at the Regional Conference on Constitutional Democracy in Africa in the 21st Century: Challenges, Best Practices and Opportunities, Nairobi, 20-22 August, 2008)

 

  1.  ‘The Doctrinal Basis of Standards of Treatment in International Refugee Law: Kenya’s Transformation of the 1951 Refugees Convention’ (Paper presented at the UNHCR Workshop on International Protection and Refugee Law for Judges and Magistrates, Naivasha, 23-25 April, 2008).

 

  1.  ‘Refugee Protection in Kenya and the Diplomacy of National Security: Themes, Context and Framework’ (Paper presented at a workshop on Refugee Protection in the Context of National Security, Nairobi, 22-23 November, 2007).

 

  1.  ‘Colouring it African: Africa in International Security Agenda Setting’ (Paper presented at a conference on Global Security: An African Perspective, Nairobi, 22-24 February 2006)

 

  1. ‘Re-inventing the Future: Epistemological Linkages between Human Rights, Foreign Policy and Regional Integration’ (Paper presented at an EAHRI/IDIS conference on Human Rights, Foreign Policy and Regional Integration, University of Nairobi, 17-18 March 2005.

 

  1.  ‘Diplomacy, Cosmopolitanism, the Culture of Peace and Conflict Resolution in Africa: A Post-Positivist Reflection’ (Paper presented at an AACC Workshop on Uprooted and Governance in Africa, Nairobi, 29 March – 1 April, 2005).

 

  1.  ‘Moving from Misunderstanding to Disagreement: Towards a Framework for Peace and Conflict Management in Kenya’ ( Public Lecture, National Museums of Kenya Centenary Celebrations, 21 September 2005)..

 

  1.  ‘The Constitution was Ours before we were the Constitution’s: Framing the Normative Epistemology of Constitutional Diplomacy in Kenya’ (Paper presented at the 3rd Strathmore University Ethics Conference on Politics and the Common Good, Strathmore University, Nairobi, 28-29 October 2005).

 

  1. ‘ Framework for a Policy on Conflict Management and Community Security in Kenya’ (Paper presented at a National Steering Committee (O.P.) workshop on a Conflict Management Policy for Kenya, Nakuru, 12-13 February, 2004)

 

  1.  ‘Globalisation and African Foreign Relations: Historical and Intellectual Antecedents’ (Paper presented at the IDIS/Heinrich Boll Foundation Conference on Responding to Globalisation: Foreign Relations of African States, University of Nairobi, 26-27 February 2004).

 

  1.  ‘Co-Existing Contexts of EU Negotiations in the EPA Framework’ (Paper done for the EU Training Programme on International Trade Negotiations Machakos, 10-12 March, 2004.

 

  1.  ‘Towards a Sub-Regional Security Architecture in the IGAD Region’ (paper presented at the IDIS/Heinrich Boll Foundation/National Defence College on Regional Security Issues in the Age of Globalisation, Nairobi, 16-18 March 2004.

 

  1.  ‘The Media and Conflict: Theoretical and Conceptual Issues’ (Paper presented at the ACCE Regional Conference on the Media and Conflict, Nairobi, 10-12 May 2004

 

  1.  ‘Perspectives on Media Coverage of Conflict and Corruption’ (Paper presented at the ACCE Regional Conference on the Media and Conflict, Nairobi, 10-12 May 2004.

 

  1.  ‘Foreign Policy, Economic Diplomacy and Bilateral Relations: Framing the Issues in Kenya’s Emerging Asia-Pacific Policy’ (Paper presented at a seminar on 40 Years of Kenya-Korea Friendship, USIU, 5 October 2004).

 

  1.  ‘Conflicts, Contentions and Contests: Contexts of Multilateral Diplomatic Negotiations’ (Paper presented at a symposium on Diplomatic Representation, Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies, University of Nairobi, 30 November 2004.

 

  1.  ‘National Responses to International Terrorism: The Kenya Suppression of Terrorism Bill’ Paper presented at the IDIS Symposium on Responses to International Terrorism, Nairobi, July 2003.

 

  1.  ‘Thinking Outside the Box: The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and Issues of Governance and Reconciliation’ (Law Society of Kenya Annual Conference on Consolidating Democratic Gains in Kenya – Session: LSK/East African Human Rights institute on The ICTR and its Impact on Regional Governance, Mombasa, Kenya, 27-30 August 2003).

 

  1.  ‘Issues of Coordination in National Security Strategy: Towards a Metatheory of a Grand Strategy for Kenya’ ( Paper presented on the Lecture of Opportunity series, National Defence College, Karen, 22 October 2003)

 

  1. ‘Institutionalising Regional Conflict Management  Mechanisms’ Paper presented at  the IGAD high level workshop on the Development of a Conflict Early Warning and Response Mechanism for IGAD Member States, Nairobi, Kenya, 3-4 May, 2001

 

  1.  ‘Non Liquet in Contemporary International Law: The Case of Internally Displaced Persons’ (WACC Regional Workshop on Refugees, Displaced Persons, and the Right to Communicate, Nairobi, Kenya, June 2001)

 

  1.  ‘Political Thugs: Born Aggressive or Made Violent?’ Paper presented at the FES-CCR seminar on Political Violence in Kenya, Nairobi, July 2001

 

  1.  ‘Political and Election Violence in Kenya’ Paper presented at a regional conference on Political Violence in East Africa, Nairobi, August 2001.

 

  1. ‘Peace, Conflict, Sustainable Development and Internally Displaced Persons: Setting the Agenda’ (African Conference on Sustainable Development, Governance and Globalisation, Nairobi, Kenya, September 2001)

 

  1.  ‘Strategies of Conflict Management in Africa: A Preliminary Analysis of the Data’ Paper presented at a regional conference on Conflict Management in Africa: Lessons Learnt and Future Strategies, Nairobi, 12-14 July 2000

 

  1.  ‘Borders, Frontiers and Conflict in Africa: Some Preliminary Hypotheses’ Paper presented at an international workshop on The Horn of Africa: Between Post War Reconstruction and Fragmentation, Bad Honef, Germany, 29 August-2 September 2000

 

  1. ‘The IGAD Conflict Early Warning Mechanism: Legal and Institutional Aspects’ Paper presented at a consultative workshop on the IGAD Conflict Early Warning Mechanism, Kampala, Uganda, 11-12 September 2000

 

  1.  ‘Civil Society and Human Rights Advocacy in Africa’ Paper presented at the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHI) conference on Pan-Commonwealth Advocacy for Human Rights, Peace and Good Governance in Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe, 21-24 January 1999 (with K.Kibwana)

 

  1.  ‘Conflict Management from the Middle: A Preliminary Analysis’ Paper presented at a conference on Poverty in Africa: A Dialogue on Causes and Solutions, Centre for the Study of African Economies, St. Annes College, Oxford, U.K., 15-16 April 1999)

 

  1.  ‘Reclaiming the Future: Pan Africanism and Foreign Policy in Africa’ USIU Lectures on International Relations series, No.1, May, 1999

 

  1. ‘The Refugee Crisis, Diplomacy and Foreign Policy in the Horn of Africa’ Paper presented at the UNHCR-CCR colloquium on The OAU Refugee Convention after Thirty Years, Nairobi, Kenya, August 1999.

 

  1.  ‘Conflict Management and Resolution in Africa: A Retrospective’ Paper presented at a KAAD seminar on Justice and Peace: Conflict Management in Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, 22-26 September 1999

 

  1.  ‘Conceptualising African Traditional Conflict Management Mechanisms’ Paper presented at the All Africa Conference on African Principles of Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 8-12 November 1999

 

  1.  ‘Conflict Prevention and Management from the Grassroots: Experiences and Lessons from Training in Kenya’ Paper prepared for the UN University workshop on the theme: From Rhetoric to Policy: Towards Workable Conflict Prevention at the Regional and Global Level, Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic, 14-16 December 1999

 

  1. ‘Critical Issues on Women’s Land and Property Rights in Situations of Conflict and Reconstruction in the Horn of Africa: A Review and Evaluation’ Paper presented at the Inter-Regional Consultation on Women’s Land and Property Rights in Situations of Conflict and Reconstruction, Kigali, Rwanda, 16-19 February, 1998

 

  1. ‘Conflict and its Management in Kenya: Issues, Problems and Prospects’ Paper presented at the DANIDA-USIU seminar on Conflict Resolution and Constitutional Reform in Kenya,  USIU, Nairobi, 25-27 March, 1998

 

  1.  ‘Foreign Policy Decision Making in the Horn of Africa: A Retrospective’ Paper presented at the 16th annual conference on Africa on the theme: African Foreign Policy Decision Making, Paul H.Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, 3-4 April 1998

 

  1.  ‘Beyond the Negotiating Table: Emerging Challenges on Regional Conflicts and their Management’ Paper presented at a Post-election seminar for Members of Parliament, Nairobi, Kenya, 3-7 August 1998

 

  1.  ‘Elections, Democratisation and the Management of  Political Conflict in Kenya’ Paper presented at the African Association of Political Science seminar on Elections as an Instrument of Good Governance, University of Nairobi, 3-7 August 1998

 

  1.  ‘The Media in the Transformation of Human Rights: Some Challenges and Prospects’ Paper presented at a seminar on The Media and Human Rights, United States International University, Nairobi, Kenya, 19-21 February, 1997.

 

  1.  ‘Resolving the Conflict between Democracy and Presidential Powers in Kenya: A Comment and Analysis’ Paper presented at the African Association of Political Science – Kenya Chapter, seminar on Democracy and the Constitution in Kenya, University of Nairobi, 28 February 1997

 

  1.  ‘The Greater Horn of Africa Conflict System: Conflict Patterns, Strategies and Management’ (USAID Conference on Conflict and Conflict Management in the Greater Horn of Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, 21-23 May 1997)

 

  1. ‘Conflict Management by sub-Regional Organisations in Africa: Problems and Prospects for African Conflict Systems’ Paper presented at the 6th East African Regional American Studies Conference, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya, July 1997

 

  1.  ‘The Diplomacy of Conflict Management: Kenya’s Changing Foreign Policy Roles’ Paper presented at a USIU/DANIDA symposium on Kenya’s Foreign Policy: Problems and Prospects, USIU, Nairobi, 27-29 August 1997

 

  1.  ‘The Changing Faces of Kenya’s Recognition Policy’ Paper presented at the DANIDA/USIU symposium on Kenya’s Foreign Policy: Problems and Prospects, USIU, 27-29 August 1997 (with R. Kitevu)

 

  1.  ‘Women and Children in Conflict Situations’ Paper presented at the ACCE/WACC regional seminar on Communication for Human Dignity: Towards a Culture of Rights, Nairobi, Kenya, 1-3 September 1997

 

  1.  ‘The Role of Diplomacy in Conflict Management’ Paper presented at the ACCE/WACC seminar on Communication for Human Dignity Nairobi Kenya, 1-3 September 1997

 

  1.  ‘Approaches to Environmental Conflict Management’ Paper presented at the IRG consultation on Environment and Conflict, Nairobi, Kenya, 4-6 September 1997

 

  1.  ‘Conflict, Diplomacy and Foreign Policy in Kenya’ Paper presented at the annual conference of the Historical Association of Kenya on Post-Colonial Conflicts in Africa,  Kisumu, Kenya, 1-2 November, 1997

 

  1.  ‘Causes of War and Chain Reactions: Linkages between Conflicts in East Africa’ Paper presented at the Development and Peace Foundation international symposium on East Africa: No End to the Unrest, Berlin, Germany, 1-2 December 1997

 

  1. ‘Environmental Conflict Management in the Horn of Africa: The Experience of Kenya’ Paper presented at the ECOMAN Regional Workshop, Asmara, Eritrea, 12-16 Februrary, 1996

 

  1. ‘Conflict Management and Mediation between and within Political Parties’ Paper for the Eastern and Southern African Universities Research Organisation Seminar for Political Party Leaders, Arusha, Tanzania, February, 1996.

 

  1.  ‘Towards an Architecture of Peace in the Horn of Africa Conflict System” IDIS Staff Seminar, No.1, 1996

 

  1.  ‘Conflict and Peacemaking Efforts in the Horn of Africa: A Survey and Analysis’ Paper presented at the International Resource Group (IRG) workshop on Security in the Horn of Africa, London, UK, 11-14 April 1996

 

  1.  ‘Conflict and Peace Management in the Horn of Africa’ Paper presented at the IRG conference on Peace and Security in the Horn of Africa, Mombasa, Kenya, November 1996

 

  1.  ‘Images of Conflict: The Media and the Diplomacy of Peace Management’ paper presented at a seminar on The Role of the Media in Conflict Prevention and Conflict Resolution, United States International University, Nairobi, Kenya, 18-20 December, 1996

 

  1. ‘The Power of the Pawn: A Preliminary Review of  French Foreign Policy in Africa’ Paper presented at the World Council of Churches workshop on Foreign Policy in Africa, Geneva, Switzerland, 25-26 September, 1995

 

  1.  ‘The Bilateral Dimensions of Multilateral Diplomacy’ IDIS Staff Seminar No.1, February 1992

 

  1. ‘Armed Conflicts and the Mediation of African Disputes: The Role of the OAU’ Paper presented at the IDID-GIIS Conference on Thirty Years of African Diplomacy, Mombasa, Kenya, December, 1991

 

  1. ‘Diplomacy: From Theory to Practice’ Paper presented at the IDIS seminar on Diplomacy, Culture and the Media, Nakuru, Kenya, August 1991

 

  1. ‘Africa and the United Nations: A Balance Sheet’ Paper presented at the GIIS/IDIS international conference on Thirty Years of African Diplomacy, Mombasa, Kenya, December 1991 (with J.Odera)

 

  1.  ‘Diplomacy and the Mass Media: A Theoretical Framework’ Paper presented at the IDIS seminar on Diplomacy and the Mass Media, Nakuru, Kenya, September 1990

 

           90.‘The Role of the Foreign Ministry and Missions Abroad in Gathering and Processing   Information’ Paper presented at a seminar for middle level diplomats from the Commonwealth countries of Eastern and Southern Africa,  Nairobi, Kenya, April 1989

 

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