- Speech By Deputy President Williiam Ruto During the Briefing with UN Country Team Nov 14, 2018
Kenya’s Deputy President Hails United Nations Support for Big Four Agenda
Nov 13, 2018
The Deputy President of Kenya, Hon. William Ruto today met with the United Nations Country Team in Kenya to discuss implementation plans for the UN Development Assistant Framework (UNDAF 2018-2022) which was launched in June 2018.
Young African Entrepreneurs Feted for Seeking Solutions to Realize SDGs on the Continent
Oct 30, 2018
10 Young innovators were awarded grant financing for their innovative solutions to youth challenges to help realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Areas of interest include sustainable livelihoods, youth engagement in governance, leadership and decision-making, as well as youth action in preventing violence and other harmful practices against young women and girls.
Turning Waste into Clean Energy Through Biogas
Oct 29, 2018
To mitigate climate change in the region, where residents have been depleting forest cover by cutting down trees for firewood, Huku SHG came up with a project to promote use of renewable energy through biogas. The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) awarded the group funds to set up 50 digesters. Now residents are turning animal manure to clean bio gas stoves and power
- Isiolo Youth trained on entrepreneurial skills Sep 26, 2018
UN Volunteers help build early warning and response systems towards peace buildng and conflict prevention at the county level
Sep 20, 2018
the Volunteers have joined hands with other peace actors in the county to develop effective responses to prevent electoral and other related violence since Kenya’s elections in 2013.
- Environmental Stewardship in Karura Forest Sep 14, 2018
UNDP Kenya Launches its next 5-year Development Blueprint
Sep 13, 2018
UNDP Kenya in collaboration with the Government of Kenya has rolled out its programmatic blueprint for the next 5 years, with a promise to work closer with the people of Kenya to effectively respond to localized developmental challenges through integrated area-based programming that will ensure reach to the marginalised communities, especially those in the Arid and Semi-Arid areas and frontier counties in the spirit of the SDGs’ Leaving No One Behind.
The Inaugural Arid and Semi Arid Land Conference
Jul 17, 2018
The aim of the conference is to: create a platform for prioritization and realigning of the ASALs development agenda with the national development priorities for accelerated social, economic and cultural development
Blue Economy Conference
Jul 17, 2018
UNDP Kenya will provide support to the 1st ever global Sustainable Blue Economy Conference (SBEC) that will be held in Nairobi, Kenya from 26 – 28 November 2018 at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC). The conference, will provide a forum to advance the global conversation on the sustainable development of the Blue Economy.