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  • 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.

  • NEPAL LEARNS FROM THE KENYAN DEVOLUTION STORY 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.

  • UN JOINT PROGRAMME WITH GOVERNMENT (UNDAF) TRANSFORMING KENYAN LIVES Nov 2, 2016

    The United Nations has contributed over Ksh. 37.7 Billion shillings towards Humanitarian and Development assistance to Kenya in the past three years (2014-2016). This has been managed under the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) in which Government takes the lead in the development programing while the UN supports the coordination of activities through the Delivering as One mechanism

  • 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.

  • UNDP GOODWILL AMBASSADOR VISITS JAPAN PROJECT AHEAD OF TICAD VI Aug 7, 2016

    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