International Conference on Security, Terrorism, Conflict and Peace

Theme“Multi-agency and Inter-religious Approaches to Security, Terrorism Conflict and Peace”

 
About the Conference

Kenya Methodist University is honoured and privileged hold its 1st International Conference on Security, Terrorism, Conflict and Peace. It will be hosted by the Department of Theology, Religious Studies and Counseling from 9th – 11th September, 2015 at our Main Campus, in Meru.

The main goal of this Conference is to build the capacity of community leaders in order to produce peace ambassadors in their spheres of influence.

The conference objectives are as follows:

  1. To equip leaders with knowledge and skills so as to effectively resolve conflicts and foster peace in their contexts/communities.
  2. To educate people on how to live at peace with one another and create a peaceful environment.
  3. To support the government in the fight against terror particularly by building resilience among the people.

The conference is expected to attract approximately 500 participants in total. Among the key participants expected at the Conference includes; the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government, Ambassadors, National Police Service, Senators, Governors, Members of Parliament, Members of County Assembly, National Cohesion and Integration Commission, Red Cross, Refugee agencies, County Administration, community leaders, religious leaders, Deans of Students from all Universities, secondary school Principals, 3 student leaders from each university and KeMU University staff & students.