Strategic Policy Advisory

The entrusted goal of the Strategic Policy Advisory Unit (SPAU) is to reach out strategically to UNDP’s clients and stakeholders for purposes of establishing UNDP as an indispensable partner and technical service provider in the fields of sustainable human development and the achievement of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Kenya.More about SPAU...

Overall Goal

The overall goal of the Strategic Policy Advisory Unit (SPAU) is to influence and coordinate UNDP’s corporate contribution to programmes for upstream and downstream policy dialogue on poverty reduction and human development and for socio-political and economic related matters including mainstreaming MDGs in development planning, and nurturing country and programme level partnerships for resource mobilization.MORE...

Support to Vison 2030

Forming a key component of the Ministry’s Information, Education and Communication Strategy, an on-line course on Kenya Vision 2030 has been developed based on the pillars and enablers forming the framework of the Kenya Vision 2030 as well as its first Medium Term Plan (MTP) of 2008-2012

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Green Houses Boost Education at St. John School.

At the primary school of St. John School in Lokichoggio, located in the  Turkana District (North of Kenya), there are 1,260 students. Until few months ago MORE STORIES...

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Key Outputs

1. Policy Research and Analysis
2. Poverty Reduction and MDGs Mainstreaming
3. Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting UNDP Institutional Capacity and Support to Aid and Donor Coordination
4. National Human Development Report

Projects and Initiatives

MDG acceleration

Kenya MDG Acceleration Framework and Action Plan

Kenya has made significant progress towards realizing a number of the MDGs. In particular: Universal primary education (MDG2); promotion of gender equality and empowerment of womrn (MDG 3); reducing child mortality (MDG 4); combating HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other Diseases (MDG 6); and exploiting information communication technologies (MDG 8). However progress towards realizing a number of other key MDGs – eradicating extreme poverty and Hunger (MDG1), Achieving environmental sustainability (MDG 7) and improving maternal Health ( MDGG 5) has been very slow More...


Pro-poor Policies and Planning

Human development is about putting people at the centre of development. It is about people realizing their potential, increasing their choices and enjoying the freedom to lead lives they value. Since 1990, annual Human Development Reports have explored challenges including poverty, gender, democracy, human rights, cultural liberty, globalization, water scarcity and climate change. More...

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