PEACE SUMMIT -AIDE MEMOIRE

To all Participants

AIDE-MEMOIRE FOR THE PEACE SUMMIT

The Kenya Evangelical Lutheran Church has organized a Peace Summit to be held in Nairobi from 13th – 18th April 2009 at the Lenana School. This is an initiative to respond to the challenges posed by the effects of the 2007 Post election violence, which affected predominately the youth in Kenya.

The peace summit under theme “Embrace Peace, Fulfil dreams” will bring together 200 youth from all the provinces of Kenya including both Christians and Muslims to deliberate and develop home-grown approaches to peace building and reconciliation.

TRAVEL / ACCOMMODATION
All participants are expected to arrive at the venue of the Peace Summit not later than 12.Noon on 13th April 2009 in preparation for introduction, climate setting and group formation. The Summit has organized for Accommodation at Lenana School and will provide bed sheets/ blankets for all participants. We expect you to pay for your travel costs to Nairobi, and reimbursements will be given on site. Note: No reimbursements will be paid without proof of travel receipts.

INTERNATIONAL DELEGATES
Please contact the organizers with your arrival time so we can arrange for your pick-ups. This should be done prior to departure from your respective countries to avoid delay in pick-ups.

REGISTRATION FEE
All participants will receive conference material on payment of registration fee KES. 500 (Five Hundred shillings).

MEDIA TEAM TRAINING
Participants who indicated media as an interest area in the registration forms are advised to arrive at the venue by 8.00am Monday 13th April 2009 for media training. The Summit shall only accredit trained participants to the Peace Summit Media team.

VENUE LOCATION
The Peace Summit will be held at Lenana School along Ngong Road. We have an electronic map available on google maps. Direction from the city centre: Board a bus No.111 (City Hopper- green in colour) at the city centre- Kenkom bus stop opposite Hilton Hotel. Get off at Lenana School

CODE OF CONDUCT
All participants attending the Kenya Youth Peace Summit are expected to uphold high discipline both to self and others during the Summit. Alcohol, Miraa and other forms of drugs shall not be condoned at any time during the Summit. All participants are advised not to carry sophisticated electronics to the summit. Whoever carries such gadgets are forewarned that the Summit organizers will not be liable for any loss.

PERSONAL HYGIENE
All participants are advised to carry toothpaste / brush, sandals, towels and soap for personal hygiene during the Peace Summit.

AGENDA
Find attached the Summit Agenda for your preparation and active participation.

CONTACT (Help Line)
George Arende Mobile No. +254 726 469 518

I wish you all God’s blessings are you prepare to attend the Peace Summit.

Peace summit coordinator -Kenya
P.O. Box 54128, 00200,
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 726 469518 (mobile)
Office: + 254-020-780 454
E-mail:Kenyapeacesummit2009@gmail.com
Blog address: https://peacesummit2009.wordpress.com

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