ABOUT THE TRIBES SUMMIT
Clarion Call: “United for Peace and Prosperity”
Theme: “Unity in Diversity”
What It's About
The Tribes Summit 2017 aims at enhancing the unity of Kenyans by bringing together representatives from diverse ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds under one roof to declare peace before, during and after the 2017 general election. The summit will be held on June 29th 2017 with the participation of about 550 people. The All Tribes Against tribalism (ATAT – Peace Walk) will be on Saturday July 1st 2017 as part of the summit activities. ATAT Peace Walk is expected to attract about 2000 participants.
The objectives of the summit are as follows:
Goals and Objectives
The overall objective of the summit is to provide a forum for public-private engagement in support of peaceful Kenya. The specific objectives are to:
- Bring together all the tribes for dialogue and engagement as a life symbol of dwelling together in peace, unity and liberty.
- Discussion among public, private and community based stakeholders about components of peace process in Kenya.
- To discuss the needs and opportunities for mutual understanding and unity among all Kenyan tribes.
- To deliberate on sustainable peace dynamics from national to every household in Kenya
The Following are the Summit and walk outcomes for Kenya’s sustainable development
Outcome 1: Issues of peace discussed in depth to inform pre and post-election Kenya.
Outcome 2: Opportunities provided to enhance peaceful coexistence.
Outcome 3: Identifying volunteer peace ambassadors to run local peace initiatives.
Indicative Issues for discussion
- How we can optimize unity in diversity for national benefit.
- What are the critical responsibilities of Kenyans in ensuring peaceful coexistence?
- What are the needs and opportunities available for sustainable peace in Kenya?
- How elements of peace can permeate from national to every household in Kenya.