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The Centre for Governance and Development (CGD) is a registered policy research and advocacy not-for-profit organization. The Centre is an active participant in influencing the direction of development and social transformation in Kenya. Its objectives are to:-
Institutionalize democratic culture as a firm foundation for governance and development.
Promote democratic governance and sustainable development process and programmes aimed at empowering civil society, strengthening representative institutions and enhancing respect for human rights and gender equality.
Enhance knowledge and action.
Influence policy in areas of governance and development.
Strengthen representative institutions and empowering civic actors and economic groups for a just and equitable society through research, capacity building, civic education and advocacy.
An informed, equitable, democratic and prosperous Kenya committed to the rule of law.
Promoting the institutionalization of democratic governance and culture, and sustainable development.