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This  research  study  delves   into  the  reason  behind  and  the  ways through  which    urban refugees  are  linked  to   International  security issues  and  the  new  emerging  issues  with  the focus  of  study  being  Nairobi  Kenya  due  to the  notable  increase  of  refugees  living  in  the  urban  setting  as the  main  aim of  the  rese

Preventive diplomacy has gained traction in the last few years as a result of its proactive nature of prevention of conflict, conflict management as well as post conflict peacebuilding. This study therefore assessed the application of preventive diplomacy in conflict resolution among the Maasai community in Kenya. The study provided an overview of conflict as well as preventive diplomacy. The theoretical framework used in this study was Johan Galtung’s theory of conflict.

This study aims to determine the challenges of mainstreaming gender in the prevention of violent extremism in the North Eastern Kenya. The inclusion of women and girls and gender mainstreaming are often overlooked in efforts to counter violent extremism, despite being of core importance to  many and  to  the human rights  issues  at  stake in preventing violent extremism.

The main objective of this study was to examine the impact of illicit arms on security: case study of cattle rustling in Northern Kenya.

The principal of pacta sunt servanda means contracts and their clauses are laws which bring binding force between parties. Every party to a contract must keep his promise and fulfil his obligation. Under the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties every state has a duty to abide by its treaty obligations hence under the pacta sunt servanda rule: every treaty in force is binding upon the parties to it and must be performed by the parties in good faith.

A Multi-national company is a company that has its headquarter in one country but has assembly or production activities in other countries. Multi nationals have been accepted worlwide due to their ability to create jobs which boost local economy, bring expertise in the skill of workforce and enjoys economies of scale.


The analysis of the relationship between the refugee influx in Kenya and insecurity from 1991 – 2016, brings out a different perception. The study in seeking to investigate the effects of refugee influx on security in Kenya, the contribution of refugees to proliferation of small arms in Kenya and to critically analyze the role of the Government of Kenya in handling refugee issues vs. security concerns separates refugee issues from security issues. The analysis of human security concept, translates to respect of human rights while handling refugees issues.

Attention for organized crime and emerging security challenges has been rising in the past decade. The overall goal of this thesis was to analyze the organized crime and emerging security challenges to the modern state.

This explores counterterrorism approaches in the Horn of Africa using Kenya as case study. The study investigates the performance of existing counterterrorism strategies and proposes a more comprehensive approach that includes all stakeholders, in the Horn of Africa and Kenya.

This proposal assesses the situation of gender and governance in Kenya, South Africa, and, Zimbabwe and suggests the policy recommendations that are needed to enhance participation in future.  The problem  statement  of the  research  is  that  while there  is  a  rise  in  the political commitment regarding this matter, and also an increase in the number of constitutional and legal reforms aiming at attaining gender equality, significant gender gaps still exist in all domains of life across the globe and especially.

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