The Pax Romana movement in Kenya (KMCP) managed to organize another big one day meeting on voter education in collaboration with the Independent Electoral and boundaries commission (IEBC). IEBC is the responsible for managing elections in Kenya. The meeting was attended by catholic professionals from different back grounds. In 2007, Kenya witnessed the worst experience after the stolen presidential elections. We are preparing for another round of elections in March 2013. This forum is part of the initiative to ensure peaceful elections in March 2013.
Applying the Social Justice Values of Catholic Social Teachings.
We, Catholic Professionals from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi, met on 13th October 2012, at the Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations in Nairobi to reflect on the topic ‘Catholic Professionals in the Electoral Processes in Africa Today- Applying the social justice values of Catholic Social Teachings’.
The meeting was organized by Pax Romana- International Catholic Movement for Intellectual and Cultural Affairs (Pax Romana-ICMICA) and the Kenya Movement of Catholic Professionals (Pax Romana-KMCP) and facilitated by the Africa Forum for Catholic Social Teachings (AFCAST) and Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations (HIPSIR).
Reflecting on how we lead our lives as Catholic professionals: