Youth and Peaceful Elections

County Governance Watch is the youth reference group at the Uwiano Platform which a government–led
peace building processes that bring together various actors in the peace and security sector. CGW also sits
at the youth committee of the Kenya National Multi-Sectoral Forum which bring together different peace
actors in the Civil Society and Faith- Based Organizations, Private Sectors and International
Organizations.
Our role in these interventions is to coordinate and represent the youth who form the bulk of the
population and influence youth engagement towards Peaceful Elections in Kenya in the context of
Devolution and mitigate electoral violence Response Initiative. We also undertake civic and voter
education and engage in platforms that will ensure that the youth are at the forefront in ensuring peaceful
elections before, during and after elections. We also focus on representation of the marginalized groups, women and persons with disability

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