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JUNE 2013:2013 Africa Conference at the at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA)
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6/25/2013 to 6/29/2013
When: 6/25/2013

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2013 Africa Conference at the at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Nairobi, Kenya

June 25-29, 2013


 "Challenges of Development in Africa”


Stakeholders in Africa have unearthed many challenges to Africa’s quest for development. Many of them have recommended multi-sector approach to tackling some of the obstacles to development, where all sectors need to be involved in planning and executing development goals. There is a realization that all actors are indispensable and there is no one actor who is more important than others. The Catholic University of Eastern Africa would like to take this opportunity to invite scholars, researchers, academics and students in Africa and elsewhere to submit abstracts or proposals on challenges to development in Africa and better ways of responding to them. Organized and hosted by the Department of Research and other faculties at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), this 2nd Interdisciplinary International Conference will be held between June 25-29, 2013 at the CUEA Main Campus, Langata, Nairobi, Kenya.


 Submission of abstracts: Send abstracts of between 250 and 500 words, including This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to vfull contact details (title, name, address, email-address, and telephone) as well as institutional affiliation by 30th March, 2013 to Prof. Maurice Amutabi at or or The deadline for submission of full papers is 30th May 2013. Some papers presented at the conference will be selected and published in edited volumes and journals affiliated to CUEA.


The conference will consist of ten colloquia organized along themes.

Colloquium 1: Social, Economic and Political Development in Africa

Colloquium 2: Management of Resources in Africa

Colloquium 3: Education and Development in Africa

Colloquium 4: Law, Constitution, Human Rights and Development

Colloquium 5: Science, Technology and Development in Africa

Colloquium 6: The Church, NGOs and CBOs in Development

Colloquium 7: Peace, Conflict and Development in Africa

Colloquium 8: Library, Information and Communication Technology

Colloquium 9: Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Research in Africa

Colloquium 10: Roundtables, independent panels and prominent scholars


Registration Fees

Staff from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) and affiliate campuses and universities


Staff from other universities in Kenya


Staff from East African Universities and Organizations


Rest of Africa

US$ 100.00

Rest of the World – Europe, America, Asia, etc

US$ 120.00

Registration fee payments to: The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (Attn: 2nd Annual International Conference)


Contact: Prof. Maurice N. Amutabi (PhD), E-mail: or or

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