The Programme for Legal Empowerment and Aid Delivery in Kenya (PLEAD) is a partnership involving the Government of Kenya, European Union, United Nations and civil society in improving the delivery of justice services, settlement of disputes and use of alternatives to imprisonment. The KSh 4.2 billion programme runs until 2022 and is funded by the European Union.
Widely-used chemicals such as pesticides can be harmful both to human health and to the environment, both in Kenya and elsewhere. A two-day webinar reviewed current issues involving chemical risks and pollution. Particular attention was paid to the threat posed by chemical precursors –e.g. acids, sulphur or nitrates - that may fall into the hand of terrorist groups.