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  • KNCHR Commisioner Ms. Suzzane Chivusia during a courtesy call to Baringo Governor Benjamin Cheboi at his Kabarnet offices. The visit is part of ongoing talks with His county over insecurity in the area

    KNCHR Commisioner Ms. Suzzane Chivusia during a courtesy call to Baringo Governor Benjamin Cheboi at his Kabarnet offices. The visit is part of ongoing talks with His county over insecurity in the area

  • KNCHR Commisioner Ms. Suzzanne Chivusia (standing 3rd left) talks with youth and Kenya Police Reservists at Yatia Secondary school. They have been left guarding the property as students have fled from the area

    KNCHR Commisioner Ms. Suzzanne Chivusia (standing 3rd left) talks with youth and Kenya Police Reservists at Yatia Secondary school. They have been left guarding the property as students have fled from the area

  • Inspector Shafiga Murebwayire of Isange One Stop Center and Madeleine Nirere,  Chair Rwanda Human Rights Commission

    Inspector Shafiga Murebwayire of Isange One Stop Center and Madeleine Nirere, Chair Rwanda Human Rights Commission

  • KNCHR Officer Ibrahim Kassim (2nd right) with members of other African human rights Commission  during a tour of Rwanda’s one stop centres. Far left, Ms. Madeline Nirere, Chairperson, Rwanda Human rights commission

    KNCHR Officer Ibrahim Kassim (2nd right) with members of other African human rights Commission during a tour of Rwanda’s one stop centres. Far left, Ms. Madeline Nirere, Chairperson, Rwanda Human rights commission

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    KNCHR'S CEO Patricia Nyaundi(centre) greets Laikipia University's Vice chancellor Prof.Francis K. Lelo after signing a Memorandum of Agreement on collaboration in Human Rights Education.Looking on is Commissioner Suzanne Chivusia.

  • Outgoing Nairobi based United Nation Senior Human Rights Advisor Uchenna Emelonye addresses KNCHR staff gathering organised to bid him farewell as he heads to lead the Uganda Mission

    Outgoing Nairobi based United Nation Senior Human Rights Advisor Uchenna Emelonye addresses KNCHR staff gathering organised to bid him farewell as he heads to lead the Uganda Mission

Welcome to KNCHR

The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) welcomes members of the public to be partakers of the journey of promoting and protecting human rights for all. A public institution, KNCHR operates on an open door and non discrimination policy that allows Kenyans to freely report any cases of rights violations as well as celebrate gains in the human rights sector. We are non partisan institution that ensures transparency in the work we do. We continuously educate members of the public, state officers and other non state actors on their rights and how these should be respected and also to respect the rights of others.

KNCHR Code of conduct review, Have your say

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya 2010, the Leadership and Integrity Act 2012 and the Public Officers and Ethics Act (Rev) 2009 and other relevant Acts, it is expected that all state and Public officers’ conduct themselves in a manner that befits the offices they hold.  The Commission has therefore developed two Codes of Conduct for its Commissioners and staff. These provide the guiding values, Principles, requirements and ethical behavior that underpin the conduct of each commissioner, staff or any other person acting on behalf of KNCHR at at all times.These Codes of Conduct are expected to promote professionalism and increase public confidence in the Commission’s work of promoting and protecting human rights in Kenya.We welcome you to go through the two draft documents and give your inputs and views on the same.

Your feedback is important to us!Please take a moment and let us know what you think.Thank you for helping us improve. Email us: haki@knchr.org

Towards A Healthy Nation

Kenya National Commission on Human Rights’ output of ensuring the operationalization of Article 43 of the Constitution of Kenya that the KNCHR has partnered with Healthstrat to ensure the right to health is strengthened countrywide. Healthstrat is an organization that works to strengthen systems for delivery of health systems in Kenya.To solidify the partnership, KNCHR and Healthstrat signed a Memorandum of Understanding signifying a vision towards a common goal; that of securing a healthy nation through empowering health structures in counties Read More


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