About CGW

The County Governance Watch (CGW) is a registered Non- Governmental Organization (NGO), whose purpose is to provide solutions for socio-economic, sustainable development processes, peace and security in the counties of Kenya by offering platforms for engagement between the citizens and their leaders by educating, training and building the capacity of citizens and County Government officers; together with other stakeholders in strengthening county governance processes and enhancing opportunities for public participation and influencing decision making processes of their affairs and resources.

Our Core Values



Accountability and transparency

Commitment to innovation, hard work and excellence

Respect for partners and staff

Our Programmes

County Governance Index (CGI)

Human Security & Security Sector Reform

Peace and Security Programme

Youth and Peaceful Elections

Research, Reflection and Policy


Our Vision Empowering citizens for quality and effective services delivery in social economic and sustainable development

Our Mission Promoting citizen participation for quality and effective service delivery

Activities By CGW


Awareness and Sensitization WORKSHOP (High Level Forum for National and County Government Heads of Relevant Departments towards the Implementation of Nairobi County Action Plan)

2O20 Highlights

Nairobi County Citizen Engagement Forum PCVE Training

Nairobi County Engagement Forum OKR & Mainstreaming Workshop

Nairobi County Action Plan Launch

Through its Kenya programme and with specific focus on the counties, CGW has taken lead in the creation of County Governance Index (CGI) for measuring the governance and service delivery at the counties.

CGW On Twitter

When we vote, our values are put into action and our voices are heard. Your voice is a reminder that you matter because you do, and you deserve to be heard. Register as a voter today in all the 1450 County Assembly Wards Countrywide.@IEBCKenya @ELGIA_Africa @KevinOsidoEsq

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Kevin Osido

Executive Director

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