1. Open Society Foundation 

The Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa promotes

public participation indemocratic governance,the rule of law,

and respect for human rights. Together with Usalama,

OSIEA is working on the Crime andViolence Prevention Project.


2. Netherlands Government

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands wants to strengthen

civil society as a watchdog on the implementation of the constitution

and works with public sector institutions, civil society as well as the

privatesector to improve governance in Kenya. The emphasis on

accountability and the fight against corruption arecrucial elements to

stop impunity in Kenya. It supports Usalama in pushing for police reforms.

3. National Police Service

The Kenya National Police Service, headed by the Inspector

General of Police, and Usalama Reforms Forum areworking

together to change the standing orders of police, improve

policeaccountability and engage in properplanning and budgeting strategies.

4. Altus Global Alliance

The Police Stations Visitors Week is a unique global event

organized byAltus to assess the quality of servicesdelivered

in the participating police departments, to identify some of

thebest practices in use by police, tostrengthen the accountability

of police to the local citizens whom they serveand to promote

human rightsstandards. Usalama is partnering with Altus Global

in Kenya to promotePolice Station Reforms and community partnerships.

5. Peacenet Kenya

PeaceNet-Kenya works with Usalama and other organizations who

striveto foster peace in their local communities and inthe nation at large.

6. Research Triangle Africa

Research Triangle Africa engaged in a safety audit exercise in four

ofUsalama's communities, to find out what are themain security

issues and to come up with a safety strategy to tackle those issues.

 7. Saferworld

Saferworld works with the Usalama Reform Forum to promote the

development of an accountable, responsive police servicein Kenya

which operates within a legal, institutional and administrativeframework

that guarantees a role for civil society topromote democratic policing in

partnership with communities.

8. UN Women

UN women and Usalama together have been monitoring police

reformimplementation, especially regarding the 1/3 – 2/3gender

rule in the recruitment process of the police service.


Partners Kenya National Commission on Human Rights and

UsalamaReforms Forum are working to promote rights basedapproaches

to policing, including on implementation of police reform legislation.

10. British High Commission

The British High Commission worked with Usalama in driving the

agendafor reforms, especially by providing technicalsupport in the

drafting of content for the new Police laws and advocating reform implementation

11. Chemonics - USAID

The Kenya Transition Initiative is a project implemented through

USAID’s Office of Transition Initiativesthat advances U.S.foreign

policy objectives by contributing to a stable Kenyan policy. KTI

waslaunched in June 2008,in the wake of the devastating

violence that followed the December 2007national elections, to

worktowards the restoration of the nation’s confidence and capacity

in addressing instability, political marginalizationand vulnerability to

violence. KTI and Usalama Forum are working togetherin Voi to put

up a model police station to showcase accountability,professionalism

and transparency in service delivery.

12. Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

CHRI finalised public and police education on the new system

ofpolice accountability in Kenya. CHRI, in collaboration withThe

Usalama Reforms Forum, prepared flowcharts for professionals, a

pocketbook for the police as well as pamphlets andposters for the public.






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