LAPSSET; A potential ingredient for mass violations of human rights in Garissa

LAPSSET; A potential ingredient for mass violations of human rights in Garissa

Although the Lamu Port Southern Sudan Ethiopia Transport corridor is poised to stimulate economic development in marginalized regions of Northern Kenya, enormous violation of human are predictable.

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Hakijamii organized for a sensitization meeting with organized groups including CBOs, CSOs, County government and the National Land Commission. The meeting focused on equipping these groups with skills and practical knowledge in human rights advocacy to be able to champion for observation and protection of economic and social rights during the implementation of the LAPSSET project. Communities are determined and have the potential to address human rights violations if their capacities are built.

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Hakijamii will continue to engage with these communities and as well the relevant authorities mandated to manage this project with avenue to ensuring a process that respects human rights.