Call For Application:
MA Degree In Peace Studies and International Relations.AUGUST 2017 INTAKE Apply by 30th June 2017
Participants during the round-table discussion
From left to right: Mr. Bernard O. Okok, Sheikh Athman Abdallah, Rev. Fred Nyabera, Dr. Reginald Nalugala
Participants follow the discussion during the public forum
Participants of an International Conference Catholic Social Teaching and the common good in Africa: Implications for individual and institutional participation in social engagement"
HIPSIR Alumni, Mr Radek Malinowski giving a key note address
Planting of a tree blessed by Pope Francis during his visit to Kenya in November 2015
Mr. Richard Barno, Director of CEWARN, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Dr. Elias Omondi, SJ, Director HIPSIR, Nairobi Kenya. The two directors signed an MoU that opens up collaboration between the two institutions in the areas of research, training and publication.
CEWARN participants with some of HIPSIR staff pose to take a group photo at HIPSIR grounds.
H.E. Dr. Aisha Larabi Abdullahi, Commissioner for Political Affairs, African Union makes a presentation during the TJ Conference?
H.E Benjamin Mkapa arriving at the conference in the company of Rev. Dr. Elias Omondi, SJ(HIPSIR Director)
H.E Benjamin Mkapa, the former president of Tanzania and Dr. Joseph Afulo, SJ, Provincial (AOR), during the International Conference at HIPSIR

Welcome To HIPSIR

Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations (HIPSIR) offers MA degree in Peace Studies and International Relations. HIPSIR also offers accredited certificate courses in conflict analysis, transitional justice, human rights and good governance; peacebuilding, conflict resolution and reconciliation; Catholic Social Teaching; refugee, migration and peacebuilding; leadership and management, among others.... Read More

...................................................................................................................................................................

Objective
The general objective of the Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations is to train men and women to provide instruction and expertise in peace building and conflict resolution at a high-quality tertiary education level.

Vision
To build a society where human dignity is respected, human rights promoted, faith and justice upheld, economic and natural resources shared equitably, international relations founded on principles that promote and respect human life, individuals and institution in power are held accountable, and academic excellence is pursued with the aim of achieving full human potential for good.

Mission
The Institute aims to realize its vision through integral human formation based on academic excellence, training in the theory and practice of peacebuilding and international relations, policy research, conflict monitoring, foreign policy analysis, advocacy, research and publication as well as inculcation of spiritual values.

...................................................................................................................................................................

Our MA Program
The MA program at HIPSIR has received and graduated students from diverse religious and political affiliations coming from different parts of Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Our students have come from Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Cameroun, North and South Sudan, Zambia, Eritrea, Burkina Faso, Central Africa Republic, Ghana, Poland, Ireland, India, Costa Rica, Korea, Indonesia and Venezuela... Read More

 

HIPSIR Intro Video

News and Events

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
Prev Next

Interreligious Dialogue and Scholarly Dialo-Praxis on Countering Violent Religious Extremism

Interreligious Dialogue and Scholarly Dialo-Praxis on Countering Violent Religious Extremism

Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations (HIPSIR) successfully held a roundtable and a public forum on 4th April 2017 on countering violent religious extremism in Kenya. The theme of the round-table was "Interreligious Dialogue and Scholarly Dialo-Praxis on...

Read more

HEKIMA PUBLIC FORUM

HEKIMA PUBLIC FORUM

Topic: Countering Violent Religious Extremism Theme: Religious Extremism, Holy Scriptures’ Interpretations and Political Implications Date: Tuesday 4, April 2017 Time: 2:00 - 4:30 pm Venue: Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations (HIPSIR), Riara Road, Off Ngong Road - Nairobi  

Read more

International Conference Catholic Social Teaching and the common good in Africa

International Conference Catholic Social Teaching and the common good in Africa

International Conference Catholic Social Teaching and the common good in Africa: Implications for individual and institutional participation in social engagement. The conference was held at HIPSIR 21-24 February 2017. Participants came from different parts of Africa as well as Germany. The...

Read more

Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB), 11th November 2016. - "For Love of our country, work for peace and unity"

PRESS STATEMENTKenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB), 11th November 2016. "For Love of our country, work for peace and unity" 1. INTRODUCTION We, the Catholic Bishops of Kenya, meeting at the Bishop Stam Pastoral and Animation Centre, Kakamega, greet you dear Kenyans and...

Read more

International Day of Peace in Kwale Brief

International Day of Peace in Kwale Brief

Hekima Institute of Peace Studies participated at the International Day of Peace which took place in Kwale on the 21st September 2016. The Day's theme was "The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace." The day was organized by the...

Read more

“Re-Build Trust in the Mining Industry” H.E. Peter Turkson Tells Stakeholders

The President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace H.E. Peter Cardinal Turkson has said that all parties involved in the mining industry in Africa must recognise that trust has broken down and for the sake of our economies...

Read more

Hekima Institute for Peace Studies and International Relations Holds 2nd International Conference on Extractive Industries in Africa

Hekima Institute for Peace Studies and International Relations Holds 2nd International Conference on Extractive Industries in Africa

The Jesuits Institute in Nairobi | Hekima Institute for Peace Studies and International Relations (HIPSIR) held the 2nd International Conference on Extractive Industries in Africa where the main focus was addressing conflicts and integrating Sustainable Development. The two-day Conference which...

Read more

Elections in Zambia: What is at stake for the new government?

Elections in Zambia: What is at stake for the new government?

Edgar Lungu was inaugurated as the President of Zambia on 13th September 2016 following a Constitutional Court ruling against the Opposition which had challenged his victory. Fr. Leonard Chiti, SJ, director of Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) based in...

Read more

Hipsir-register

conference

mailinglistjoin

Quick Contacts

Physical Address: Riara Road, off Ngong Road
Tel: +254 20 386 0109 | +254 20 3860102
Mobile: +254 72 9755905
Email: secretary.hipsir@hekima.ac.ke