- Monday, 07 May 2012
International Center for Policy and Conflict (ICPC) is a non-profit, Independent, human rights, public policy research, advocacy and education institute. It was established in Kenya in 2001 but got official recognition as a trust in 2005 under the Trustee (Perpetual Succession) Act Chapter 164. ICPC espouse a free society with dignity, equality and justice for all. Our mission is to create, promote and engage platforms that transform societies.
The Center is an affiliate of Africa Open Democracy Foundation (AODF) and partner of Africa Rights and Democracy Institute (ARDI). Our three over-arching strategic goals are; Larger Human Rights and Freedoms, Democratic development and Human Security.
The organization’s strategic focus and concentration is to; a) Promote, contribute and strengthen respect for human rights and consolidating democratic governance, b) Research, engage and advocate public policy solutions for development of more equal democratic, inclusive and secure societies, c) Mechanisms for access to justice and security, d) Education and information sharing and e) A secure, accountable, visible and resourced institute.
The Center comprises of the five (5) members of the board, Management Committee and a full-time programmatic and administrative paid staffs. In addition, it utilizes a network of Associates and Consulting Experts and works in concert with other local, regional, and international organizations. It also offers internship and fellowships. The Board members are responsible for the strategic policy direction of the Center. The management committee guarantees a sound internal management structure and policies that contribute to the optimal functioning of the organization. The Executive Director is the head of the secretariat, responsible for its management and implementation of policy directions, coordination of programmes and ensuring accountability in utilization of its resources