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THE 2020 TRADE ECONOMIST AWARD BAGGED BY UoN STUDENT MAJUNE KRAIDO SOCRATES

Majune Kraido Socrates of the University of Nairobi has been selected as the winner of the 2020 Trade Economist Thematic Award, a new competition for specific research, which this year focused on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected trade and trade policy. His paper, “The Effect of Lockdown Policies on International Trade Flows from Developing Countries: Event Study Evidence from Kenya” was praised by the Selection Committee for its methodology and analysis.

USA FELLOWSHIP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WORKING IN CIVIL SOCIETY

IREX a key partner of University of Nairobi is administering a  Community Engagement and Exchange (CEE) Program is an ECA-funded program that aims to enable civil society leaders, ages 20-27, to harness the power of networks, relationships, and information for the public good, specifically on issues related to civic dialogue and peacebuilding, participatory government, women and gender, sustainable development, and youth engagement. Ultimately, this program will build civil society networks in 100 countries around the

APPLY FOR THE FRENCH LANGUAGE ASSISTANTS 2021-2022 PROGRAM (DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION 8th JANUARY 2021)

To All UoN French Students-In 2019-2020, the University of Nairobi and other Kenyan Universities sent 66 French Language Assistants to France to teach English in French High School for at least 7 months following the bilateral agreement between President Uhuru Kenyatta and President Emmanuel Macron of France when he visited Kenya in March 2019.

ANNOUNCING THE 2021 TWO-YEAR WORLDWIDE IBM PhD FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

The 2021 Two-Year Worldwide IBM PhD Fellowship for the academic years of 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 is now open for applications. Strong collaboration with faculty, students and universities is vital to IBM. The IBM PhD Fellowship Program advances this collaboration by recognizing and supporting exceptional PhD students who want to make their mark in promising and disruptive technologies. Focus areas include the following topics of particular interest:

EAC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME - CALL FOR 2020 APPLICATIONS

The EAC Scholarship Programme is an initiative of the East African Community (EAC), the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) and German Development Bank- KfW. The project begun in 2018 when the EAC and IUCEA entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with KfW geared towards the training of students within the EAC Region.

HIGH IMPACT ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM (HIEP) - A SURVEY FOR THE LAUNCH

Jasiri is a one-year entrepreneurship development program for high potential individuals (under the age of 35) who display entrepreneurial intention-, maturity, and competencies to form part of a community of high impact responsible entrepreneurs.

WEBINAR - UON@50:CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

The University of Nairobi was born on 1 July, 1970 and has therefore turned 50. The University Management has mandated several activities to be included in the golden jubilee celebrations at various levels. One of the activities is holding of webinars on research breakthroughs at the University of Nairobi as well as topical subjects involving local, national and global challenges and opportunities.