17th Reintegration Puzzle Conference

Rydges World Square, Sydney
19th-21st June 2024

Stepping Up

Peter Onyango Olwal

Executive Director
Pan Africa Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants
Kenya

In 2005, Peter Onyango Olwal trained in conflict resolution through a restorative justice program known as the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP). He later became a facilitator of this program in the informal settlements, schools, colleges and universities. He teamed up with other facilitators to introduce the AVP program into the Kenyan prisons in 2007 with the objective of empowering individuals to manage the difficult situations in the prisons using alternative approaches rather than violence. Peter has represented Kenya internationally in many gatherings and conferences of the Alternatives to Violence Project in Rwanda, Nepal, Uganda, In 2019, he participated in a side event at the UN Headquarters, New York where he presented on the impact of his work on the lives of the incarcerated individuals in Africa. He has helped introduce the AVP program in Ethiopia and Somalia. He is a trained mediator and a dialogue facilitator.
He is a member of the following organisations:
1. Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation;
2. International Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants;
3. Alternatives to Violence Project International;
4. Pan Africa Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants;
5. Pan Africa Center for Understanding and Restorative Engagement.

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