Welcome to Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi
The Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi, serves as a regional hub for research and collaboration as part of Columbia University’s strategy to achieve a global presence and links the continent to Columbia’s scientific rigor, technological innovation, and academic leadership. The Center provides Columbia students and academics with a base from which to conduct research in and for Africa.
Livestream: Beyond the Music
What We Do
Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi
Westcom Point, 8th Fl, Block A
Mahiga Mairu Ave., Off Waiyaki Way
P.O. Box 51412 - 00100
Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 020 4440612/ 0708440612
Fax: 020 4440930
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 AM - 5PM. Closed on Kenyan Holidays.
‘Beyond the Music’, a much anticipated event at Columbia Global Centers - Nairobi, took place on December 5th 2017. The event was moderated by activist and writer – Mr. Kevin Mwachiro and the artists on the panel were; Victoria Kimani, Kennedy Ombima (King Kaka), Antony Mwangi (Anto NeoSoul), Fena Gitu, Patricia Kihoro and Judith Nyambura (Avril).
The INEE Teachers in Crisis Contexts (TiCC) Working Group, in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development’s Education in Conflict and Crisis Network (USAID ECCN) coordinated the “Teachers in Crisis Contexts Introduction, Contextualization and Implementation Workshop for Kenya,” from June 12-16, 2017 at Columbia Global Centers Nairobi. The workshop brought together practitioners, teacher trainers, policymakers and academics. Participants were introduced to the Training Pack for Primary School Teachers in Crisis Contexts, which was launched in April 2016.
A proposal to cut funding for the John E Fogarty International Center from the upcoming United States federal government budget by President Donald Trump’s administration has prompted an outcry from academics and educators across Africa.