About the Conference

The International Relations Society of Kenya (IRSK), the professional body for international affairs and diplomacy in the country, is pleased to announce its inaugural annual international conference, slated to take place from October 25th to 27th, 2023 at the Trademark Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. This three-day event is a collaborative effort between IRSK, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) based in South Africa.
The conference will bring together various stakeholders including key government officials, diplomats, scholars, policymakers, business leaders, media and members of the civil society to dissect the multiple crises and geopolitical divides that are redefining international relations and diplomacy in the COMESA region. It will feature an exciting blend of speeches, roundtable discussions, interviews, workshops, networking events and cultural exchange activities.