2nd Extractive Sector Forum: Stakeholder Engagement – Understanding the Kenyan Context

ILEG in partnership with IHRB-The Nairobi Process successfully hosted the 2nd Extractive Sector Forum (ESF) on April 20th 2016 at Amber Hotel in Nairobi. The theme of the forum was stakeholder engagement in the context of upstream oil & gas and mining in Kenya. It brought together over 40 participants from upstream oil & gas and mining companies; civil society, and academia working on oil & gas and mining issues in Kenya. The event was led by seasoned moderators and an impressive list of speakers with vast experience in stakeholder engagement and oil & gas and mining issues. They included University of Nairobi’s Dr Connie Mumma-Martinon, Oil and Energy Servises CEO Mwendia Nyaga, Tullow Oil’s Social Performance Manager, Robert Gerrtis and Ujamaa Centre CEO Patrick Ochieng. Below is the forum’s programme, where you can also download the speakers Presentations.

8.30 – 9.00am: Welcome and context setting- Rose Kimotho, IHRB

Session 1- Charting the critical factors of success: Moderator – Dr Connie Mumma-Martinon

9.00 – 9.30am: Utilizing existing community structures - Muthoni Koinange, SP Adivisory. Download Presentation

9.30 – 10.00am: Distinguishing CSR from stakeholder engagement – Dr Connie Mumma-Martinon.

10.00 – 10.30am: Plenary

Session 2. Approaches to stakeholder engagement: Moderator - Charles Wanguhu, KCSPOG

10.45 – 11.15am: What companies need and want to know from communities and CSOs - Mwendia Nyaga, Oil and Energy Servises. 

11.15 – 11.45am: Communities in the mining continuum - Patrick Ochieng, Ujamaa Centre.Download Presentation

11.45 – 12.15pm: Sharing experience – Tullow Oil - Robert Gerrtis. Download Presentation

12.15 – 12.45pm: Plenary

Session 3: New Pushes: Moderator - Jacqueline Okanga, East African Institute, Aga Khan University

2.00 – 2.45pm: Stakeholder engagement experience in Turkana County - Capt. Rtd. Augustine Lokwang. Download Presentation

2.45 – 3.15pm: Emerging jurisprudence on public participation and the link to stakeholder engagement. Linda Awuor, Kenya Law. Download Presentation

3.15 – 4.00pm Plenary

4.00 – 4.15pm: Wrap-up - Benson Ochieng, ILEG