The Columbia Global Centers engage both internationally and regionally on a diverse array of pressing socio-political topics. The Centers partner with leaders from the public and private sectors, universities, as well as a host of nongovernmental organizations to champion public interest and drive innovative global solutions.
Columbia Global Centers Nairobi hosted the launch of the Model International Mobility Convention. This brought together participants in the areas of refugee law, human trafficking, economic migration, labour rights, public policy, international law, labor migration and forced migration. The event was moderated by Prof. Sarah Deardorff, an Adjunct Professor with Columbia School of International and Public Affairs. The panel of speakers were drawn from government, academic and NGO sectors. These were; Mr.
In marking International Women Day, Columbia Global Centers Nairobi partnered with a working committee of women leaders from the African Gender Taskforce - a virtual forum comprising of about 130 women who are passionate about all issues pertaining to and that affect women. The Women deliberated on plans / programs to empower women through training in key areas such as in productivity, security, sustainability, personal development and assertiveness.
The committee established 5 thematic areas under which training would be established and implemented. These are;
On March 8, Reid Hall members, students, and faculty celebrated International Women's Day with a fundraiser for Le Filon, a local association that provides shelter and support for homeless women in Paris.