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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

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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.

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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

 

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Hekima Monthly Peace Forum

  HEKIMA PEACE FORUM Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations (HIPSIR) Invitation to a round table discussion Topic: Conflict at The Coastal Region: What is it all about? Guest speaker: Mr. Stephen Kadenyo, Executive Director and Co-founder of Pamoja for Transformation Date: Friday 5th...

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Call for MA Applications

Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International  Relations (HIPSIR)                      HEKIMA COLLEGE A constituent college of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa             Call for Applications   The Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations (HIPSIR) is now...

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International Conference on Peace and International Relations

Conference Theme: Transitional Justice in Post-conflict Societies in Africa Date: 8-9 October 2014 To be held at: Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations (HPSIR),  A constituent college of The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Nairobi, Kenya Guests of Honour:*His Excellency Benjamin Mkapa, Former President...

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Student-led Conference - The Practice Of Peacebuilding, International Relations And Transitional Justice

HIPSIR held its first student-led conference at the Riara campus this year. The two-day conference held on 11–12 October 2013 brought together more than 100 participants including experts, diplomats and government officials, practitioners in the field of peacebuilding, researchers, lecturers...

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Registration for International Conference

Conference Theme: Transitional Justice in Post-conflict Societies in Africa Date: 8-9 October 2014 To be held at: Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations (HPSIR),  A constituent college of The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Nairobi, Kenya  Guests of Honour:*His Excellency Benjamin Mkapa, Former President...

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Survey Research on Devolved Governance

Devolved Governance, Catholic Social Teaching and Citizen Participation HIPSIR conducted a three month (July – September, 2013) survey research in three counties in Kenya (Mombasa, Nyeri, and Machakos) on Devolved Governance, Catholic Social Teaching (CST) and Citizen Participation. The project emerged...

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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