2 of 7 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
United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide…
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