• Facilitate and promote equal opportunity, good relations, harmony and peaceful co-existence of persons of different ethnic and racial communities and advice the Government on all matters thereof.
  • Eliminate all forms of ethnic or racial discrimination and discourage persons, institutions, political parties and associations from advocating or promoting discrimination.
  • Enhance tolerance, understanding and acceptance of diversity in all aspects of national life.
  • Promote respect for religious cultural and linguistic diversity in a plural society.
  • Plan, supervise, co-ordinate and promote educational and training programs to create public awareness, support and advancement of peace and harmony among ethnic communities and racial groups;
  • Promote arbitration, conciliation, mediation and similar forms of conflict resolution mechanisms.
  • Investigate complaints of discrimination and make recommendations to the Attorney General, Human Rights Commission or other authority on remedial measures to be taken where such complaints are valid.
  • Investigate on its own accord or on request from any institution, office, or person any issue affecting ethnic and racial relations.
  • Initiate, lobby for and advocate for policy, legal or administrative reforms on issues affecting ethnic relations.
  • Undertake research and studies and make recommendations to the Government on any issue relating to ethnic affairs including whether ethnic relations are improving.
  • Monitor and report to the National Assembly the status and success of implementation of its recommendations
  • Determine strategies and priorities in all socio-economic, political and development policies of the government impacting on ethnic relations and advise on their implementation.


Contact Details

National Cohesion and Integration Commission

Britam Towers, 17th Floor, Hospital Rd, Upper Hill

P. O. Box 7055-00100 Nairobi

Telephone Contacts

0702 777 000


Toll free SMS : 1547

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