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  • Sustainable Land Management for sustainable livelihoods
    Feb 22, 2017

    Sustainable land management is a comprehensive approach to address land degradation through improved land stewardship, with benefits for both the environment and the people who depend on it.

  • Government of Italy to support the IEBC in readiness for the August 2017 General Elections
    Feb 1, 2017

    The Italian Government has pledged to contribute One Million Euros towards preparation of the 2017 general elections. Through UNDP’s Strengthening Electoral Processes in Kenya project, the Government of Italy has entered into an agreement with UNDP to support the strengthening of IEBC’s institutional capacity, legislative frameworks, citizen participation in elections, and electoral dispute resolution.

  •  UNV Kenya Marks 2016 International Volunteer Day
    Dec 8, 2016

    The 2016 International Volunteer Day (IVD) theme #GlobalApplause – give volunteers a hand, recognized volunteers worldwide and all they do in making peace and sustainable development a reality.

  • Countering Violent Extremism Through Media
    Nov 21, 2016

    Media editors have pledged to use their trade to shrink violent extremist ideologies. This was the resolution made at a media training on countering violent extremism by the National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC) in Mombasa, that saw news editors deliberate on how news items can mitigate the ever-increasing presence of violent extremist groups in Kenya and neighboring countries.

    Nov 17, 2016

    Leaders from The Government of Nepal have expressed confidence that they are better prepared to transition into a federal democratic republican state after high level interactions with Kenyan government officials that saw them learn about the devolution process in Kenya.

  • UNDP Supports the Legislative agenda of County Governments
    Nov 17, 2016

    County Governments will now be able to develop their own legislation following the unveiling of over fifty County Model Laws; that will act as reference guides for adaptation and customization, to suit the specific realities and unique needs of each county in the exercise of its legislative powers.

    Nov 2, 2016

    The United Nations has contributed over Ksh. 37.7 Billion shillings towards Humanitarian and Development assistance to Kenya in the past three years (2014-2016). This has been managed under the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) in which Government takes the lead in the development programing while the UN supports the coordination of activities through the Delivering as One mechanism

  • Delivering Devolution: How UN Volunteers are making devolution work for Kenya
    Oct 19, 2016

    For the last one year, UNDP, with support from its development partners - DfID, USAID, Sweden and Norway, collaborated with the Council of Governors and the United Nations Volunteers (UNV), to deploy highly skilled UN Volunteers in some of the most crucial areas in the counties. So far, there are 39 UNVs spread in 37 counties

  • Celebrating International Youth day in Kenya
    Sep 15, 2016

    Policy makers at national and county level have been advised to empower the youth with vocational skills for job creation. This will enable the youth to actively participate in economic development and secure their future and that of the country.

    Aug 7, 2016

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador and acclaimed Japanese actress Ms. Misako Konno has today witnessed firsthand the already existing commitment by the Government of Japan towards the development of Africa, ahead of the 6th Tokyo International Conference on Africa’s Development (TICAD VI) to be held on the 27th and 28th August, 2016, in Nairobi, Kenya.