Click on the tabs below to view local, international and international non-governmental peacebuilding organisations working in Kenya.
Organisation overview: The African Union is Africa's continental-wide intergovernmental organisation, working to promote political, social and economic progress.
Work in Kenya: Kenyan troops are currently serving with the AMISOM, the AU mission in neighbouring Somalia.
Organisation overview: ICC is the first permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes.
Work in Kenya: The ICC opened an investigation into the situation in Kenya in 2010.
Organisation overview: The International Development Association is the World Bank's fund supporting fragile and conflict-affected states.
Work in Kenya: The World Bank’s work in Kenya supports the government’s Vision 2030 development strategy, which aims to accelerate sustainable growth, reduce inequality, and manage resource scarcity.
Organisation overview: IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all, including to migrants in need - refugees, IDPs and other victims of conflict.
Work in Kenya: The IOM works on resettling and supporting the 350,000 refugees and IDPs in Kenya, from internal conflicts as well as those in Ethiopia, Sudan and Somalia.
Organisation overview: UNDP is the UN's key development organisation, seeking to improve lives based on its eight Millennium Development Goals.
Work in Kenya: The UNDP works to support the Kenyan government's 2030 vision for peaceful development in the country.
Organisation overview: ACORD defends rights and promotes justice. Its peacebuilding work concentrates on helping communities mitigate and prevent conflict at grassroots level.
Work in Kenya: ACORD's dialogue-based peacebuilding aims to unite divided communities in Kenya, strengthening local mitigation mechanisms to avoid escalation of conflict.
Organisation overview: CAFOD works in disaster relief and development, in particular on basic infrastructure, workers rights and advocacy towards donor governments.
Work in Kenya: CAFOD works to tackle corruption and the development changes caused by Kenya's political conflicts.
Organisation overview: CAAT works to end the international arms trade, promoting progressive demilitarisation and ending government financial and political support for arms export.
Work in Kenya: CAAT provides information on UK and EU arms exports to Kenya.
Organisation overview: The Carter Center works in more than 80 countries on conflict resolution, democracy promotion, disease prevention and the improvement of mental health care.
Work in Kenya: The Carter Center helps to monitor elections and political accountability in Kenya.
Organisation overview: The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue is a private diplomacy organisation with a mission to help prevent, mitigate, and resolve armed conflict through dialogue and mediation.
Work in Kenya: The HD Centre has supported national mediation and reconciliation work in Kenya, with the support of Kofi Annan.
Organisation overview: Concordis International works with those affected by conflict, using dialogue to help build relationships of mutual trust and develop a lasting peace.
Work in Kenya: Concordis has delivered a series workshops, bringing together policy-makers and civil society leaders from all over Kenya, enabling them to work together to help resolve conflict around the country.
Organisation overview: DRC focuses on helping people who have fled war and conflict, persecuted because of their race, religion, nationality, political conviction or social affiliation.
Work in Kenya: The DRC has been operating in Kenya since 2005. It support refugees, host communities and people who are internally displaced.
Organisation overview: GNWP is a coalition of women’s groups and other civil society organizations. It is involved in advocacy and action for the full and effective implementation of Security Council resolutions on women and peace and security.
Work in Kenya: GNWP has three partner organisations in Kenya: Tears of Women, Amani Communities Africa, and Women for Justice in Africa.
Organisation overview: GPPAC is a member-led network of civil society organisations active in the field of conflict prevention and peacebuilding across the world.
Work in Kenya: GPPAC has two partner organisations in Kenya: PeaceNet Kenya and the Nairobi Peace Initiative - Africa.
Organisation overview: IANSA is the global movement against gun violence, linking civil society organisations working to stop the proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons.
Work in Kenya: IANSA has 11 member organisations working to combat gun violence in Kenya.
Organisation overview: The International Campaign to Ban Landmines is a global network of non-governmental organizations, active in around 100 countries, that works for a world free of antipersonnel landmines, where landmine survivors can lead fulfilling lives.
Work in Kenya: The first review conference of the international mine ban treaty was held in Nairobi.
Organisation overview: ICTJ works to help societies in transition deal with the legacy of mass atrocities, and build civic trust in state institutions as protectors of human rights.
Work in Kenya: The ICTJ has worked in Kenya since 2008, on criminal prosecutions, institutional reform, truth-seeking, and reparations.
Organisation overview: The International Crisis Group conducts independent research and analyis on conflicts around the world.
Work in Kenya: The ICH has a wide range of reports and analysis on conflict issues in Kenya.
Organisation overview: IFRC is a worldwide humanitarian organisation providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions.
Work in Kenya: The IFRC works to support refugees and IDPs in Kenya.
Organisation overview: The IRC responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.
Work in Kenya: The IRC has been working in Kenya since 1992, providing care and shelter to refugees escaping conflict and natural disaster in Somalia, Sudan, Ethiopia and other neighbouring countries. It also assists Kenyan communities that host refugees, as well as those affected by the post-election violence in late 2007.
Organisation overview: LPI is engaged with local partners in conflict transformation programmes in Eastern and Central Africa.
Work in Kenya: The LPI has worked in Kenya since 1996, focusing on conflict in marginalised areas, especially pastoralist and agro-pastoralist communities.
Organisation overview: Mediators Beyond Borders International builds local skills for peace and promotes mediation worldwide.
Work in Kenya: Mediators Beyond Borders works with a local organisation, the Kenya Pastoralist Network, on two projects in Kenya: The Warriors Project and the Pastoralist-to-Pastoralist Peacebuilding Project.
Organisation overview: Mercy Corps is an international development organisation that helps people around the world survive and thrive after conflict, crisis and natural disaster.
Work in Kenya: Mercy Corps works with young people in Kenya to address the roots of conflict and empower them to champion peace.
Organisation overview: Pax Christi works on a variety of issues in human rights, human security, disarmament, de-militarisation, just world order, religion and violent conflict.
Work in Kenya: Pax Christi has four member organisations in Kenya: People for Peace in Africa, the Peace Tree Network, Chemchemi Ya Ukweli, and Amani Communities Africa.
Organisation overview: PBI provides protection, support and recognition to local human rights defenders who work in areas of repression and conflict and have requested our support.
Work in Kenya: PBI works to assist human rights defenders across Kenya, advocating, publicising and creating networks to support their work.
Organisation overview: PRIO conducts academic research and analysis on peace and conflict worldwide.
Work in Kenya: PRIO has a range of Kenya-specific research and projects.
Organisation overview: Responding to Conflict provides advice, cross-cultural training, and longer-term support to people working for peace in societies affected or threatened by violent conflict.
Work in Kenya: RTC has been working in Northern Kenya since 2009, providing conflict transformation support to Caritas Maralal in their work in Samburu County. In 2014 it launched another collaborative project, integrating sustainable livelihood development and long-term peacebuilding.
Organisation overview: Saferworld is an independent international organisation working to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives.
Work in Kenya: Saferworld has worked in Kenya since 2000, to improve the way that security and justice services are provided and assessed, tighten control over small arms, and promote conflict-sensitive development.
Organisation overview: Save the Children works to save children's lives, fight for their rights, and help them to fulfil their potential.
Work in Kenya: Save the Children works to promote children's rights and lives across Kenya.
Organisation overview: SFCG partners with people around the world to resolve conflict. It works to build sustainable peace through three main avenues: dialogue, media, and community.
Work in Kenya: SCFG produces the multi-nation, episodic drama The Team, which merges the global appeal of football with soap opera to help transform social attitudes and diminish violent in the deep-rooted conflicts in Kenya and elsewhere.
Organisation overview: The Small Arms Survey serves as the principal international source of public information on all aspects of small arms and armed violence.
Work in Kenya: The Small Arms Survey has a comprehensive range of studies and reports on SALW in Kenya.
Organisation overview: Transparency International is a global movement seeking to fight corruption and bribery, conducting research and advocating change.
Work in Kenya: Kenya ranks 145/175 on Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index. TI Kenya works to combat corruption and fraud across the country.
Organisation overview: United to End Genocide is dedicated to preventing and ending genocide and mass atrocities worldwide by building a powerful, lasting movement of community activists, faith leaders, students, artists, investors and genocide survivors.
Work in Kenya: United to End Genocide monitors political violence and conflict in Kenya.
Organisation overview: WomanKind Worldwide aims to end violence against women and increase their participation and voice.
Work in Kenya: WomanKind Worldwide works to protect and empower women through projects across Kenya, ensuring their participation in national debate and politics.