UNDP GOODWILL AMBASSADOR VISITS JAPAN PROJECT AHEAD OF TICAD VIAug 7, 2016United 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.
UN Supports Girls Teams in the County League Football to Fight HIV and AIDSJul 29, 2016The UN has supported renewed efforts by the Kenya Government to prevent stigma associated with HIV and AIDS, and contributed Ksh. 4.5 Million towards the Maisha County League football tournament
From Decision to Action: African Governments and the UN challenged to make good the SDG promiseJul 25, 2016The Kenya Government has called on the United Nations and international community to seek partnerships with governments and other stakeholders so as to understand the needs and opportunities available to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Kenya Ready to Host TICAD VIJul 1, 2016Kenya is all set to host the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) summit and conference to be held from 27th to 28th August 2016. This will be the first time TICAD is being held in Africa since its inception in 1993.
Statement Concerning Delayed Payment of Voter Registration AssistantsMay 28, 2016UNDP’s support to the elections cycle in Kenya is through the Strengthening the Electoral Processes in Kenya programme, of which one component is working with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). Through this support UNDP offered to support the voter registration exercise.
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark to Visit Kenya to Promote Wildlife ConservationMay 7, 2016The UNDP Administrator Helen Clark will visit Kenya on an official mission to promote wildlife conservation on 29th and 30th April. The visit will coincide with the world’s largest destruction of elephant tusks by the Government of Kenya.
- If women are positively engaged in the labor market, this could translate into incredible gains for Africa. However, girls and women are not being given a chance to live up to their full potential. This report highlights that African women and girls spend 40Billion hours a year collecting water. Imagine if we can utilize this time and energy towards African developmental goals. Download and read the full report here: http://bit.ly/2bJLuqL 3 hours ago
- Early child marriage and other such harmful social norms are costing Africa the ability to reach her potential by tapping into the available female workforce. This has been revealed by Mr. Ayodele Odusola, Chief Economist, UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa. "This is an issue that we must address because Africa continues to miss out on opportunities," Said UNDP Administrator Helen Clark. Download and read the full report here: http://bit.ly/2bJLuqL 6 hours ago
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