The Disability Rights Project of the School of Law of the University of Nairobi has today, 30 June 2016, held a symposium on the HUMAN rights of persons with disabilities at the University’s Parklands Campus.
The theme of the symposium was: ‘Norms, Practice and Benefits: Realising the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Kenya and regionally.
The book, ‘Breaking the Mould; Lessons for Implementing Community Land Rights in Kenya,’ was officially launched by the Speaker of the Senate, Ekwe Ethuro. The launch was graced by various dignitaries,staff members, students and guests. Gracing the event were, Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi, Chancellor of Moi University Prof. Miriam Were, the DVC Academic Affairs, Prof. Henry Mutoro and the Chief Executive Officer of Kenya Land Alliance Mr. Odenda Lumumba.
The foundation consists of members from Kenya and Spain, its purpose is to
sponsor needy students at the University of Nairobi Law School. The team
visited Parklands campus for review of scholarship program which they had
offered two students.
The team was impressed by the students progress they also had a
consultative meeting with Professor Winnie Kamau who was representing the