UN Helps Kenya Accelerate Development AchievementsAug 7, 2015The United Nations has made substantial contribution to sustainable development in Kenya
UNDP helps Ease Water Hardship for Women in Taita and KwaleAug 6, 2015Over 300 Women in Taita-Taveta and Kwale counties have received innovative water barrels that allow them to fetch water with ease
UN Signs USD 1.2 Billion Partnership for Human Prosperity in KenyaMar 26, 2014The United Nations and the Government of Kenya have signed a 4 year United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) estimated at $1.3 billion to complement the Government’s development program. The agreement signed by the Kenya Government and the United Nations Country team, under the ‘delivering as One’ initiative, will see the Government take control of development projects in the country while, the UN will improve the efficiency of its operations. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta.
Urgent action on Ebola needed to avert regional collapse, say UN development officialsHigh level visits to affected countries and Ghana to highlight disease’s devastating impact on the most vulnerable.
UNV Regional Capacity Building Workshop enhances UNV Regional Positioning in AfricaThe United Nations Volunteer Programme (UNV) held the first UNV Regional Capacity Building Workshop for Africa in Nairobi from 24th to 27th of August 2015
- This evening, Pope Francis visited the United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON) where he planted a tree and spoke to UN staff and the diplomatic corps. In his address, the Pope highlighted climate change as a global problem with grave implications. He said that we have great political and economic obligation to rethink and correct the dysfunctions and distortions of current model of development and the COP21 can give a clear signal in this direction. The Pope also spoke against the illegal trade in precious stones, rare metals, ivory trafficking and the relative killing of elephants. Thursday AT 11:54 AM
- Today Pope Francis will be visiting the United Nations Office at Nairobi, where he will interact with the UN agencies and speak to UN staff. UNDP Kenya, UNIC Nairobi, UNEP, UN-HABITAT, UNFPA Kenya, and UNISDR Africa will be providing live updates throughout this exciting and historic event. Be sure to follow the #PopeInKenya hashtag on Twitter and Instagram and watch His Holiness’ speech live at 15:20 hours GMT: http://bit.ly/1Idbe8j #PopeInKenya Thursday AT 06:42 AM
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