Polis Brief N°8
Kenya’s Local Peace Committes:
How does the local remain locally owned?
Written by Lisa Müller-Dormann
Local Peace Committees as a community response to conflict in Kenya have been praised and supported by the government and international donors alike. But can this model really be transferred to different contexts, and can it withstand top-down interference? Lisa Müller-Dormann examines lessons learned and the way ahead.