Management Response

: Kenya
: 2014 - 2018 , Kenya (CO)
: Final Project Evaluation - Integrating Gender in Peace Support Operations
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: Kenya
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The KCO accepts most of the recommendations, but implementation of the recommendations is subject to funding from the donor.

: Approved
Recommendation: RECOMMENDATIONS 1: IPSTC needs to expand on the achievements within the counties reached and reach to the neighboring counties that had also been recommended in the previous research. The UN Women supported two researches in 2015 and it was done in Marsabit and Turkana where IPSTC has followed up the recommendations and supported in 2016-2017.
Management Response: This is very much in plans of IPSTC who are looking to engage with other counties (Mandera, Pokot) using the success made and lessons from its interventions in other counties.
Description:
Management Response Category: Accepted
Thematic Area: Peace and security (SPs before 2018)
Operating Principles: Promoting inclusiveness/Leaving no one behind
Organizational Priorities: Operational activities
UNEG Criteria: Effectiveness, Impact
Key Actions
Responsible Deadline Status Comments
Support joint RM efforts to support IPSTC initiatives UN Women KCO - Peace and Security Specialist 2018/03 Ongoing UN Women has shared the recommendations with IPSTC who can reach out to regional partners to support programme in other counties. Also funding proposal has been submitted to support 2018/2019 to support Mandera and Pokot.
Recommendation: RECOMMENDATIONS 6 The component of the strengthening cross-border initiatives was unique and critical peace building linkages between the security forces and the communities living across the borders, this was successful for Moyale (Kenya and Ethiopia) such interventions build the confidence between the security agencies of the neighboring countries as well as the communities living along the border, consideration on the Kenya borders of Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda will be very useful to ensure cross- border peace is maintained, these areas are hot spots for conflict and gross violation human rights violations.
Management Response: MANAGEMENT RESPONSE This recommendation is accepted. Given Kenya regional positioning it is imperative that IPSTC support cross boarder programmes that have political, social and economic implication to Kenya.
Description:
Management Response Category: Accepted
Thematic Area: Peace and security (SPs before 2018)
Operating Principles: Promoting inclusiveness/Leaving no one behind, South-South cooperation
Organizational Priorities: Partnership
UNEG Criteria: Effectiveness
Key Actions
Responsible Deadline Status Comments
Support joint RM efforts to support IPSTC initiatives UN Women KCO- Peace and Security Specialist 2018/03 Ongoing UN Women has shared the recommendations with IPSTC who can reach out to regional partners to support programme in other counties. Also funding proposal has been submitted to support 2018/2019 to support Mandera and Pokot.
1. UN Women in collaboration with IPSTC have submitted a proposal for 2018/2019 supplementary funding to foster linkages between security forces and communities living in the Kenyan borders of Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda by organizing community peace building and livelihood trainings and link trained women to local implementers that UN Women supports at the county level. UN Women KCO- Peace and Security Specialist 2018/03 Initiated