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.
Urgent action on Ebola needed to avert regional collapse, say UN development officialsMay 7, 2016High level visits to affected countries and Ghana to highlight disease’s devastating impact on the most vulnerable.
UNDP Support use of media to enhance Citizen participationMay 7, 2016UNDP through its civil society and democratic facility of Amkeni Wakenya, partnered with KTN, a leading television station in Kenya to launch an interactive talk show so as to engage the public on pertinent issues affecting the country. The talk show titled Sikika Sasa – Swahili word meaning ‘it’s time to be heard’ is aired live on location in the different counties, highlighting the different issues affecting the particular area and giving leaders an opportunity to directly interact with the residents.
UNV Regional Capacity Building Workshop enhances UNV Regional Positioning in AfricaMay 7, 2016The United Nations Volunteer Programme (UNV) held the first UNV Regional Capacity Building Workshop for Africa in Nairobi from 24th to 27th of August 2015
Small Scale Mining in Kakamega and Kisii CountyMay 7, 2016the “Extractive Industries for Sustainable Human Development” project. The project aims to improve the lives of people living in areas endowed with natural resources by improving governance, economic empowerment, promoting peace and environmental sustainability.
- Update on the payment of Voter Registration Assistants: Out of the 3000 VRA that had contracts with UNDP, we have processed payments for 2750. The remaining 50 that had missing documents or wrong bank accounts are being addressed on a case by case basis. Those VRAs that have not received payment are encouraged to contact UNDP Kenya through this email address email@example.com 12 hours ago
- Statement concerning delayed payment of Voter Registration Assistants UNDP’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) to process payments for 3000 Voter Registration Assistants (VRAs). As of 10 May 2016, 2700 VRAs have been paid and UNDP Kenya is working with the IEBC to immediately resolve payment delays for 300 VRAs, caused by identification verification processes. In line with contracting arrangements, VRAs are required to submit copies of their contract, worksheet, National Health Insurance Fund card and National Social Security Fund card to the IEBC for verification, together with valid bank account or M-Pesa details, after which payment is disbursed. UNDP Kenya and the IEBC are working with all VRAs to ensure expedited identification verification and payment as soon as possible. For more information, contact the Communications Team at firstname.lastname@example.org 11 May AT 02:07 AM
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