Alice Wairimu Nderitu

Hate List Healing

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Alice describes how she brings together communities in conflict in Kenya, particularly ethnic conflicts in the Rift Valley.  She shares how, with the direct and truthful communication of the ‘hate lists’, her team created a great and effective solution to prevent violence between previously warring tribes.

Bear Dogz of WHEN interviews peace builder and human rights educator Alice Wairimu Nderitu in Nairobi, Kenya.

Alice Wairimu Nderitu is an Armed Conflict Analyst, Mediator & Educator in conflict hotspots worldwide. She is currently the United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide

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As a commissioner of the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) in Kenya Alice was central to the peace process of healing tribal differences after the Kenyan post election violence in 2008. 

Alice is a member of the group of Elders who are undertaking confidential mediation between African leaders at the highest levels. She created the Uwiano Platform for Peace a conflict prevention agency largely credited with ensuring peaceful elections in Kenya in 2013.

In 2012, she was named a Woman PeaceMaker of the year by the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego in the United States. She is more recently the recipient of many other awards including the Global Pluralism Award for 2017

Alice was Senior Advisor for Africa at the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue where she worked as lead mediator in the Plateau State Peace Process in Nigeria.

Alice is currently the United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide un.org
Alice Wairimu Nderitu talks Genocide Prevention at Boston University 

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CREDITS
DOP – The Zone UK
Editor – Stephanie Provence
Post election violence photos courtesy – Pamoja Mtaani Ni Sisi