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POLITICAL PILLAR

The political pillar objective, defined by Vision 2030, is to build a “democratic system that is issue based, people-centered and results-oriented, and accountable to the public”. The main objective of the SR within this sector: Contribute to stronger democratic political system, rule of law, good governance and the implementation of reforms, with a special focus on sharing the Slovak transitional experience. Specific objectives: 1. Share Slovak transitional experience to support and accelerate ongoing reform processes in Kenya in the area of democratic governance and the rule of law. 2. Organize educational activities to raise awareness and build capacities among local institutions and NGOs in the area of rule of law and security sector reform. The Slovak Republic has unique and valuable transformation and reform experience. Within a relatively short period of time, it successfully went through a complex and difficult process of democratization, stabilization, and social and economic reforms. From being a beneficiary of development assistance Slovakia has become a donor, a member of OECD, EU, NATO and of the Euro area. As a responsible member of the global community Slovakia is contributing to peace, stability and democratic processes around the world. It is ready to share its experience also with Kenya, and, therefore, the projects will be designed with a view to promoting ongoing processes, the implementation of the new democratic Constitution of the Republic of Kenya, building stable democratic institutions, enforcing the rule of law, good governance, strengthening human and institutional capacities and necessary reforms (in justice, public administration, police, etc.). Reform of the security sector (SSR) represents another added value that Slovakia has to offer. As a co-chair of the Group of Friends of UN for SSR and as an objective negotiator, it actively operates mainly at the expert and diplomatic level. Slovakia also implements bilateral projects to support current SSR in partner countries. The objectives will primarily be implemented through CETIR, a separate ODA programme aimed at transferring Slovak transformation and integration experience to partner countries. Result 1: Capacity of Kenyan actors increased to promote the rule of law and security sector reform. Result 2: Increased effectiveness and transparency of the public administration institutions at the local level.

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Country Strategy Paper Kenya  

CSP for Kenya contains a summary of current development activities and initiatives of the Slovak Republic in Kenya and defines basic princip...

Country Strategy Paper Kenya  

CSP for Kenya contains a summary of current development activities and initiatives of the Slovak Republic in Kenya and defines basic princip...

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