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CEWARN requires the services of an experienced and professionally well- regarded freelance editor with strong command of the English language as well as familiarity with peace and security issues in the region.

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CEWARN Quarterly E-newsletter Jan 2012

See CEWARN Quarterly E-newsletter Jan-March 2012. It contains  reflections on community conversations held in CEWARN's areas of reporting as a first step in developing strategy plan for new phase of operations (2012-2019)

CEWARN provides ICT equipment and motorbikes to Local Peace Committees in Ethiopia


CEWARN through the Rapid Response Fund (RRF) provided laptops and motor bicycles to local peace committees in its areas of reporting in both the Karamoja and Somali Cluster sides of Ethiopia.

The materials were provided to local peace committees in Nyangatom and Dassenech Woredas in the Karamoja Cluster as well as Dire, Miyo, Dire, Regions four and five as well as Yabello woredas in the Somali Cluster. The provisions are aimed at facilitating current efforts by the national Conflict Early Warning and Response Unit (CEWERU) of Ethiopia to revitalize and enhance the Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolution (CPMR) and logistical capacity of Local Peace Committees (LPCs) in both clusters.

Read more: CEWARN provides ICT equipment and motorbikes to Local Peace Committees in Ethiopia

CEWARN and GIZ hold consultation on ongoing cooperation

CEWARN Director Dr. Martin Kimani Mbugua and staff held a consultation on ongoing cooperation with representatives of Competence Centre for Human Capacity Development of GIZ from 12-14 January in Bonn, Germany.

The consultations covered an evaluation of jointly implemented programmes so far and areas of cooperation in year 2012 with particular focus on strengthening the CEWARN mechanism’s early warning and response capabilities in new areas of reporting in Somalia and South Sudan.

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CEWARN Field Monitor Adan Abdullahi Bare receives award and recognition from Government of Kenya

CEWARN Field Monitor for Wajir County of Kenya Adan Abdullahi Bare received an award and recognition from the Government of Kenya for his hard work in contribution to the promotion of peace in the country.

The Regional Commissioner of Upper North Eastern Region Mr. Wenslas Ongayo presented the award to him during Kenya’s Independence Day celebrations on 12th December 2011.The award ceremonybrought together District Security Intelligence Committees (DSICs), peace actors and members of the public in Wajir County Headquarters.

Read more: CEWARN Field Monitor Adan Abdullahi Bare receives award and recognition from Government of Kenya

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