In its quest to promote access to justice among vulnerable members of the community, FOLLAP has trained a section of Chiefs and Assistant Chiefs in Nakuru Country on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms.
During the training that took place on Friday 21 May at the Njoro Campus of Egerton University, the Chiefs and Assistant Chiefs were encouraged to use other means of conflict resolution among the residents they serve.
The training looked at the legal basis of ADR, its advantages as well as its challenges and benefitted than 40 participants.
Egerton University on 12 August 2021 marked the International Youth Day, whose theme was "Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health".
A section of medical professionals in Nakuru county have agreed to work closely with the Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project (FOLLAP) in helping survivors of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) to access justice.
Egerton University’s Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project with support from the European Union and United Nations Development Programme under the Amkeni Wakenyaproject is co-creating the second National Legal Aid Conference aptly themed “Access to Justice in a Socio-Economic Crisis: Lessons from COVID 19 Pandemic” to be held in Nakuru County from 28th November to 4th December 2021.
The Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project (FOLLAP) held a forum with police officers on Friday 15thOctober 2021, to sensitize them on the law of evidence on gender-based violence (GBV) cases.
Beneficiaries of the Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project (FOLLAP) want it to be expanded in order to reach more people.
In a meeting held on Friday 8th October at the CMRT Hall at the Egerton Njoro Campus, the beneficiaries told the FOLLAP team that the project was very helpful to communities and they would like it to be rolled out more to the grassroots.
The Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project (FOLLAP) will host the second national legal aid conference from Monday November 29th to Saturday December 4th.
This year’s conference will be held in Naivasha under the theme “Access to Justice and Socio-Economic Crisis: Lessons from Covid-19 Pandemic.”
The Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project (FOLLAP) will start its activities for this year on Friday, January 14. The project’s team are set to hold a legal aid clinic at the Kapkures Sub County offices in Nakuru Town West from 10 am.
Egerton University Law students will sensitize Nakuru residents on legal issues through Egerton Radio (101.7 FM).
Egerton University will be the first institution of higher learning in the country to administer bar examinations outside Nairobi beginning 31 March 2022. This is according to the Council of Legal Education Chief Executive Officer Dr Wambua Kituku.
The Egerton University Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project (FOLLAP) is training its staff on mediation. The training is aimed at capacity building the staff on how to help communities solve disputes easily as a way of accelerating access to justice which is FOLLAP’s main goal.
The Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project (FOLLAP) on Friday 8th July held stakeholder engagement forum to deliberate on the intersection between access to justice and democracy.