Prisca Kamungi

Email: prisca.kamungi@gmail.com

 

 

Bio:

Prisca Kamungi is the outgoing Research and Documentation Analyst with the UNDP-Kenya Deepening Foundations of Peacebuilding and Community Security Programme 2014-2018. The programme supports the national peacebuilding architecture and electoral violence reduction. Before joining UNDP, Prisca was the Programme Coordinator and Senior Research Officer at South Consulting, the firm that monitored the implementation of the Kenya National Accord and Reconciliation Agreement from 2008-2013 on behalf of the African Union Panel of Eminent African Personalities. She also provided technical support to monitor implementation of other peace agreements, including the Peace, Security and Cooperation (PSC) Framework for the DRC and the Region and South Sudan’s CPA. She contributed to the development of the ICGLR Protocols and Projects on Humanitarian and Social Issues, and during the 2007/8 political crisis, supported UNICEF-Kenya’s Emergency Programme.  Prisca has professional experience in the peace, security and humanitarian sector. She hass worked with the Government of Kenya, international agencies, NGOs in Eastern and South Africa and the Great Lakes region and taught at the University of Nairobi. She is widely published on refugees, IDPs, transitional justice, security sector reform, land, elections and peace-building. She is a board member of several schools and Civil Society Organisations in Kenya. She holds degrees in Education and International Studies. Prisca is United Nations University of Peace (U-PEACE) scholar, and is married with two children.

 

Publications:

 

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Kamungi Prisca, ‘Electoral Peace or Justice? Assessing The Peace Infrastructure in Kenya’s 2017 Elections’ (Forthcoming 2019)
  • Kamungi Prisca, ‘Autochthony, Citizenship and Solutions to Internal Displacement in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya’ Africa Peace and Conflict Journal, Sept 2013.
  • Kamungi Prisca, Identity, Democracy and Internally Displaced Persons in Kenya, Centre for International Governance Innovation – Africa Portal, Backgrounder No. 47Jan 2013
  • Klopp and Kamungi, ‘The Challenges of Protecting Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) through ICGLR’ Peace and Conflict Management Review, Vol. 1: Issue 2, 2012
  • Kamungi, Prisca, ‘The Politics of Displacement in Multi-party Kenya’ Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 2009

 

BOOKS

  • Kamungi Prisca, Kenya’s 2017 General Elections: Long-Term Election Observation form a Peacebuilding Perspective, Nairobi, NSC, 2018
  • Kamungi Prisca, Uwiano Electoral Preparedness: Peacebuilding and Violence Reduction Initiatives in Kenya, Nairobi, NSC, 2017
  • Kamungi Prisca, The 2017 Political Party Primaries: Analysis of Implications for Peaceful General Elections in Kenya, Nairobi, NSC, 2017
  • Kanyinga Karuti and Prisca Kamungi, The Kenya National Dialogue and Reconciliation Implementation Process, 2008-2012 (Oxford University Press, in press)
  • Kamungi Prisca, Youth Unemployment in Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia: A Challenge for States and Societies (Lusaka: ICGLR, 2014)
  • Wachira George, Prisca Kamungi and Kalie Sillah, Stretching the Truth: The Uncertain Promise of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions in Africa (NPI-Africa and Wanep, 2014)
  • Kamungi Prisca and Adams Oloo, Navigating the Role of ICTs in Governance Reform in Kenya (Nairobi: Africa Peace Forum, 2013)

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Kamungi Prisca and Benson Mulemi, ‘Transitional Justice in Kenya: Justice for who?’ in Mukobeza et at, The Justice Question in Transitional Justice: Perceptions from Africa, Pambazuka Press, 2016
  • Kamungi Prisca, ‘Responding to Internal Displacement: Achievements, Challenges and Lessons from Kenya’ in Elizabeth Ferris, Erin Mooney and Chareen Stark, From Responsibility to Response: Assessing National Approaches to Internal Displacement (Washington, D.C., Brookings Institution – London School of Economics Project on Internal Displacement, 2011) 

 

PUBLISHED RESEARCH PAPERS (selected)

  • Kamungi Prisca and UCSPAK, Youth, Agency and Peacebuidling in Kenya (NSC, 2019)
  • Kamungi Prisca and CAG, The Influence of Devolution on Peace building (NSC 2019)
  • Kamungi, Prisca,   'Transitional justice in Kenya” Pambazuka News, Issue 703 (Nov 2014)
  • Kamungi Prisca, Municipalities and IDPs outside of camps: The case of Kenya’s ‘Integrated’ displaced persons (Brookings-LSE: Washington D.C. 2013)