There has been deterioration in the quality of life, the weakening of political and economic institutions and the discouragement of investment. Not only have the prevailing conflicts occurred within Kenya’s borders but some have spilled over borders lowering regional stability and the growth and prosperity of the region generally.
Inter-Religious Council of Kenya (IRCK) Peace and National Cohesion Program has mandate of promoting peace, reconciliation and cohesion among Kenyan communities and their neighbors’. IRCK promotes justice and cohesiveness among communities through dialogue, shared values and perspectives for mutual co-existence.
To contribute to improved governance and peace at national and county levels of governments.
Inter-Religious Council of Kenya (IRCK) with the support of the Embassy of Sweden through DIAKONIA Kenya Country Program is implementing “Democracy and Human Rights Program” in Kenya. The program seeks to contribute to an inclusive, cohesive and accountable society through increased citizen engagement in governance and strengthened accountability and independence of governance structures and institution at the local and national level.
The Inter-Religious Council of Kenya (IRCK) in partnership with U.S Department of State is implementing a project dubbed “Building Interfaith Bridges (BIB)” in Mombasa and Nairobi counties. The project seeks to increase respect and protection for religious minorities by strengthening, sensitizing and educating connecting duty bearers to claim holders from various backgrounds at county and national levels.
The Inter-Religious Council of Kenya (IRCK), with support from Porticus is implementing a project dubbed “Society United in Diversity (SUID)” that seeks to leverage the influence religious leaders have in triggering meaningful change in society by influencing leaders and communities. The objective of the project is to promote national reconciliation, relevant reforms and accelerated service delivery in Kenya with specific focus in five (5) counties through national dialogue and interfaith cooperation.
Inter-Religious Council of Kenya (IRCK) in partnership with Mensen met een Missie (MM) and Kenya Community Support Centre (KECOSCE) is implementing a project dubbed “Freedom of Religion and Belief (FoRB)” in Mombasa and Kwale Counties at the Coastal region of Kenya. The project seeks to increase respect and protection for religious minorities by strengthening, sensitizing and connecting duty bearers to claim holders from various backgrounds at County and National levels.
The Inter-Religious Council of Kenya as the umbrella body of the main faith communities in Kenya, is committed to the well-being of children. IRCK noted with great concern the continued vulnerability and suffering of children in Kenya through neglect, child labor, trafficking, sexual and physical abuse, exploitation among other inhumane and undignified acts.It is in this regard that IRCK developed a Child Safeguarding Policy to inform her operations.
IRCK launched and presented its child safeguarding policy at Roussel house in Nairobi.
The principles that guided the IRCK policy are best interest of the child in all the organizations endeavors, zero tolerance to discrimination, and respect for child opinion in matters affecting him or her and involvement of the child whenever necessary.
IRCK is committed to the well-being of children, eradicating abuse and exploitation of children across the country to enable them grow and develop to become resourceful people in the society.
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