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  • Chatterjee Presents Credentials to Kenya Foreign Office Oct 10, 2016

    Mr. Siddharth Chatterjee ‘Sid’, today officially presented his credentials to Foreign Affairs and Trade CS, Amina Mohamed following his recent appointment as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative and the United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator for Kenya.

  • Kenya Launches Green Climate Fund Readiness Program Sep 20, 2016

    In order to prepare national and local systems to access and manage additional climate finance, in particular from the GCF, the Government of Kenya, led by the National Treasury as the Fund’s National Designated Authority has strategically requested the coordinated support from different international delivery partners, including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Environment Programme(UNEP), the World Resource Institute (WRI), the Government of Germany (GIZ and BMUB) and the Green Climate Fund Secretariat.

  • 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.

  • Leave No One Behind: Kenya Government Gives Road Map to implementation of SDGs Sep 14, 2016

    the Government of Kenya launched the national implementation plan for the Sustainable Development Goals, and expressed commitment that ‘no one will be left behind’ in the economic and social prosperity of the country.


    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.

  • UN Supports Girls Teams in the County League Football to Fight HIV and AIDS Jul 29, 2016

    The 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

  • Africa Dependence on Primary Commody a Challenge for Development Growth Jul 25, 2016
  • From Decision to Action: African Governments and the UN challenged to make good the SDG promise Jul 25, 2016

    The 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 VI Jul 1, 2016

    Kenya 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.

  • UNDP Kenya Staff pledge for Gender Parity in the Work Place Jun 27, 2016