Our Stories

  • un-volunteers-to-collaborate-with-peace-monitors-as-part-of-conc
    May 22, 2017

    UN Volunteers are supporting County Peace and Cohesion Forums and are ensuring Peace Structures at the county, sub county, ward and village levels are established and constituted as per the county conflict prevention, management and resolution strategies.

  • Performance Management System Improves Service Delivery in Kisumu
    Mar 9, 2017

    The Performance Management System supported by the UNDP Devolution project is impacting the everyday lives of the people of Kisumu. It is this computerized, real-time target monitor, that has made construction of shades in markets across Kisumu County a reality.The ePerform system provides for a seamless integration between organizational and individual performance plans, therefore simplifying performance planning, measurement and reporting processes.

  • Statement on International Women’s Day
    Mar 8, 2017

    Women are over-represented in vulnerable and informal work, often without social protection, and are under-represented in management in the corporate sector, holding only 22 per cent of senior business leadership positions.

  • Sustainable Land Management for sustainable livelihoods
    Mar 7, 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.

  • UNV Kenya Builds Capacity of Scouts Leaders for peace and development
    Feb 19, 2017

    Upon invitation, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Kenya programme partnered with the Kenya Scouts to support and facilitate the inaugural Rover Moot Event between 15th and 19th February 2017. The Rover Moot was an event for young adults and scout leaders aged between 18 to 30 years aimed at promoting peace and development through leveraging the strength of the scout movement and building the capacities of volunteer scout leaders within the Africa Regional Scouts network who were to commit and be guided to further build the capacity of their communities.

  • 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.