On Friday, 17th March, 2017, the Mount Kenya University School of Law hosted Mr. John Chigiti, Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, for a Public Lecture on “Inter-Sex and Human Rights”.
The objective of the lecture was to create awareness on the rights of inter-sex persons. The presentation focused on the recognition of the rights of inter-sex persons. The event was well-attended by students who engaged the Guest Speaker on a number of pertinent issues relating to the topic.
The Dean of the School, Ms. Nelly Wamaitha, expressed gratitude and noted the school’s desire to continue dialogue on promotion of the rights of inter-sex persons.
On Saturday, 4th March, 2017, Mount Kenya University, School of Law hosted delegates from Japan who included Mr. Koji Soma (Founder and President of the Sunbuilder Group and Honorary Professor of the Sate Pedagogical University of the Republic of Moldova), Prof Richard Miller of Kobe University, Prof Josh DeSantis (the International Coordinator of the Kobe Peace Research Institute) and Nina Komura (student leader at the Kobe University of Foreign Studies).
The event, moderated by two members of the Academic Faculty, was well attended by students at the Parklands campus. The theme of the dialogue was “We are One Big Family [of Humanity]-Striving Toward the Goal of World Peace” held in the context of the forthcoming International Peace Conference organized by Mount Kenya University and scheduled for May 2017 as a prelude to the August 2017 General Elections in Kenya.
Mount Kenya University wishes to thank all those who participated in making the event a success and hopes for strong future engagements, collaboration and linkages with global research institutions including Kobe University of Japan.