Research Papers/Topics in Political Science And International Relations

Civil War and Human Rights Violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 1996 -2003

ABSTRACT  This study examined the relationship between the 1996 and 2003 civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo, (DRC) and human rights violations in that country. The area of study was the African Great Lakes region, and the (DRC) was the unit of observation and analysis. The ex-post-facto design was adopted for the study. Data were collected from secondary sources. The secondary data were analyzed using the qualitative descriptive method, logical induction and content analysis. To e...

Piracy along Somalia Coast An Examination of its Impact on International Trade and Security

ABSTRACT  This study carried out an investigation of piracy along Somalia coast, and it impact of international trade and security. The objectives of the study were 1) To establish the extent of piracy along Somalia coast 2) to examine the level of international trade and security 3) To establish a relationship between the extent of piracy along the Somali coast and the level of international trade and security. The study employed descriptive correlation study design which involved a quantit...

Contributions of the International Community to Refugee Governance in Uganda

ABSTRACT  This study assessed the contributions of the international community towards refugee governance in Uganda, with the objective of evaluating the impact of forced migration and refugee crisis on Uganda, and assessing the role of international organizations and the challenges they face. Owing to the nature of this study, it took on the international relations theory of Rational Choice Institutionalism (RCI). RCI is a theoretical model that explains institutions with a premise that dif...

United Nations Mission and Peace Process in Malakal, Central Upper Nile State — South Sudan

Abstract The purpose of the study was to examine the role of UNMISS in supporting peace processes in Malakal south sudan. The study was guided by mainly three specific objectives which included; to examine the contribution of UNMISS towards conflict resultion, to assess the effectiveness of UNMISS in ensuring peace and stability and to investigate the challenges faced by UNMISS in resolving conflicts in South Sudan. The study adopted ~añ~plbi~tary descriptive research design ba~éd àn.tl~é...

United Nations Mission and Peace Process in Malakal, Central Upper Nile State — South Sudan

Abstract The purpose of the study was to examine the role of UNMISEm supporting peace processes in Malakal south sudan. The study was guided by mainly three specific objectives which included; to examine the contribution of UNMISS towards conflict resultion, to assess the effectiveness of UNMISS in ensuring peace and stability and to investigate the challenges faced by UNMISS in resolving conflicts in South Sudan. The study adopted anexploratory descriptive research design based on the quanti...

African Union Operations and Sustainability of Peace Building in Mogadishu Somalia

ABSTRACT  The study examined the role African union operations and sustainability of peace building in Mogadishu-Somalia. The objectives of the study were to; to investigate the sustainability of peace building in Mogadishu-Somalia, to examine the effectiveness of African Union intervention Peace building in Mogadishu-Somalia and to analyse the relationship between African Union peace operations and peace building in Mogadishu Somalia. The research used a descriptive design, descriptive co r...

International Terrorism Threats on National Peace and Stability Among Selected Divisions in Kampala District Uganda

ABSTRACT This research study was carried out in three divisions of Nakawa, central and Makindye in Kampala district, to find out the existing international terrorism threats on national peace and stability in Uganda. it's guided by three objectives; (i) To establish the existing international terrorism threats on national peace and stability in Uganda. (ii) To assess the achievements and possible failures of security state agencies, in Promoting national peace and security in Uganda. (iii) T...

United Nations Women and Women Rights in Uganda

ABSTRACT The study examined United Nations Women and women rights in Uganda. The study objectives were: to examine factors influencing Women rights violations in Uganda, to assess the contributions of UN Women in promoting women rights in Uganda and to examine challenges faced by UN Women in promoting women rights in Uganda. The study applied a cross-sectional research design to reflect aspects of perception, feelings, experiences, facts and emotional feelings of the study respondents in exam...

International Support and Humanitarian Assistance in Mogadishu Somalia

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to investigate international support and humanitarian assistance in Mogadishu-Somalia. The objectives of the study were. To determine the effectiveness of humanitarian assistance in Mogadishu Somalia., To determine the role of international support on humanitarian Assistances in Mogadishu, Somalia, To examine the relationship between international support and humanitarian assistance in Mogadishu The study population was !50 constituted of employees of loc...

United Nations and Conflict Resolution in Somalia

ABSTRACT The study sought to examine United Nations and Conflict Resolution in Somalia. The study objectives were; to establish the contributions of the United Nations towards conflict resolution in Somalia, to identify the challenges facing the United Nations towards conflict resolution in Somalia and to examine the possible solutions to the challenges facing the United Nations luards conflict ie~oiution in Sumaha. The study was based on conflict theory. The theory of conflict is a theory pr...

International Organizations And Promotion Of Children's Rights In South Sudan

ABSTRACT This study investigated about international organizations and promotions of children's rights in Afiica with a case study of UNICEF in South Sudan. The study was guided by the following objectives: i) to assess children's rights abuses in South Sudan, ii) to analyze the role of UNICEF in promoting and protecting children's rights in South Sudan, iii) to identify the challenges faced by UNICEF in promoting and protecting children's rights in South Sudan, and iv) to assess South Sudan...

Security Sector Reforms And Their Implication In Fighting Against Terrorism In Kenya (1998-2015)

ABSTRACT  The growing threat of global terrorism to various countries’ national security prompted most governments such as Kenya to make reforms in the security sector to mitigate the vice. The study explored security sector reforms and their implication in the fight against terrorism in Kenya between 1998 and 2015. The study sought to realize the following objectives: examine the conceptual issues and origin of global terrorism; explore the trends of terrorism in Kenya (1998-2015); analys...

Digital Diplomacy: The Integration Of Information Communication Technologies In Kenya’s Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, 1963-2014

ABSTRACT This study delves into the implementation ofdigital diplomacy in Kenya’sMinistry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Digital diplomacy is a relatively new concept that is widely rolled out and researched in the developed countries. Developing countries are however still in the processof integrating ICTs in the conductof public service. This study explored the integration process in Kenya’s Ministry of Foreign affairs and International Trade but with a bias to the sphere ...

Child Labour In International Human Rights Law: The Case Of Mathira Constituency, Nyeri County, Kenya, 1979-2015

ABSTRACT Kenya has ratified and domesticated international human rights instruments on elimination of child labour by enacting local laws, drafting policies and launching programmes to reduce the phenomenon. Empirical data shows that children in Kenya and most countries around the world engage in child labour. This study set out by questioning why child labour continues despite the existence of international human rights instruments, local laws, policies and programmes in Kenya. As such, the ...

The Impact Of Small Arms On Children’s Wellbeing: A Case Of Mandera County, Kenya (1967-2014)

ABSTRACT Small arms have devastating effects on children either directly or indirectly, which not only occur during conflict or war but may have long lasting impacts even after the war. Research on the impacts of small arms has shown that children affected by small arms require much attention and support to put their lives back to normalcy and integrate them into the society. In Kenya, the proliferation of small arms in the Northern parts of the Country is an issue of serious concern for the ...


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