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Public Affairs and Communication Department

Public Affairs and Communication Programme of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) is a sub-programme in the Institutional Capacity Strengthening Program. The purpose of the sub-programme is to plan, develop and implement the Commission’s internal and external communications strategy in order to support and promote the work of the National Commission using appropriate communications channels and tools. The programme designs appropriate communication and media strategies to facilitate responsive communication with and between relevant internal and external publics with a view to create consistency between the Commission’s goals, objectives, philosophy and societal expectations. Among the  activities  the programme  conducts  include the  following: 

Focus areas

  1. Generating, writing, editing and designing KNCHR’s key reports. 

  2. Developing KNCHR  internal and external communication strategies

  3. Coordinating production of audio – visual materials including  video documentaries, radio  spots  and radio programmes

  4. Media  liaison,  government  relations  and  public relations 

  5. Enhancing the accessibility, visibility , credibility and image of the Commission

  6. Media monitoring

  7. Coordinating national and international human rights days, accountability forums and corporate social  responsibility