Press releases
  • 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.

  • Programme to Improve Access to Justice Through Kenya’s Judiciary Launched Mar 23, 2018

    The European Union has pledged EURO 34.2 million over a 5-year period to the Kenya Judiciary to support access to justice, especially in historically marginalized communities.

  • Unlocking Bureaucracy to Improve Service Delivery at the County Jan 4, 2018

    Taita Taveta County has opened a Complaints, Compliments and Information Center where residents can seek assistance. Through analyzing the trends of the complaints received, The Office has also helped the county government to know the needs of citizens, and formulate ways to fill these gaps.


    The Kingdom of Norway has pledged USD 550,000 to the United Nations Delivering as One flagship program in Turkana County as continued support to strengthening the County’s capacity to effectively implement devolved governance systems and services. This brings the ongoing support that Norway provides to the UNDP managed Integrated Support Programme to the Devolution Process in Kenya (2014-2018) to a total of USD 2 million.

  • Kenya Parliamentarians and UN Country Team meet on SDGs Oct 19, 2017

    In recognizing the role of parliamentarians as key development agents and influencers, the UN Country Team is collaborating with the Kenya Parliamentary Caucus on SDGs to enable them to promote and advocate on the development goals.

  • Fraud alert Oct 9, 2017

    It has been brought to the attention of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Kenya Country Office that a false vacancy announcement is circulating on various social media platforms, alleging that the Country Office is recruiting temporary election observers for the upcoming presidential elections.

  • The Federal Republic of Germany to support electoral institutional strengthening Oct 6, 2017

    The Federal Republic of Germany to support electoral institutional strengthening as kenya readies for the 26 october presidential election

  • Humanitarian partners appeal for $106 million to respond to the deteriorating drought situation in kenya Sep 7, 2017

    Humanitarian partners in Kenya today appealed for US$106 million to scale-up their response to the most urgent and lifesaving needs resulting from the egregious effects of the drought in northern Kenya.

  • Ethiopia-Kenya Cross Border Integrated Programme Jun 22, 2017

    The Government of Kenya has entered into two key partnerships that have the potential of promoting peace and development in the country and the region.

  • Greener gold: Artisanal and small-scale mining sector to eliminate mercury May 26, 2017

    The GEF Gold project aims to raise awareness about the dangers of mercury and help connect miners to gold markets. UNDP will be supporting the Government of Kenya to plan for the implementation of the project, which is expected to start in early 2018.

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