The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), in collaboration with the University of Nairobi (UoN), is organizing the KIPPRA Mentorship Program for Universities (KMPUs). The event will take place on the 5th March 2020, at the University of Nairobi. The program targets to bring together university students, lecturers, government and private sector. The theme of the event will be “Public Policy Process and the Big Four Agenda”.
This is a call for all students of the University of Nairobi and other invited universities to submit Concept
Papers on the theme of the event to KIPPRA. The essays submitted should:
- Include your full name, school/department, registration number, email and mobile phone number;
- Be no more than 500 words;
- Focus on any of the four areas of the agenda: Food Security and Nutrition, Manufacturing (Job creation), Affordable Universal Health Care and Affordable housing;
Address the following questions:
What is your understanding of the ‘Big Four’ Agenda? What problems do you think it seeks to address? What do you think it will take to solve the problems Kenyans are facing and hence achieve the agenda? How can innovation play a role in solving these problems? What innovative ideas can be used to fast track the attainment of set targets under the Big Four Agenda? Where do you see yourself playing a role?
The deadline for submission of concept papers is 14th February 2020, after which they will undergo a review process. Successful applicants shall be notified of the acceptance of their proposals and informed of their participation in the panel discussion during the main KMPUs event. Successful essays shall be published on the KIPPRA website. Certificates of participation shall also be awarded to participating students.
All Submissions to be addressed to: Dr. Nancy Nafula - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (RIE)
PO BOX 30197 00100