Press releases
  • 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.

  • Many left behind by human development progress in sub-Saharan Africa, UNDP Report finds May 2, 2017

    Kenya’s 2015 Human Development Index (HDI) of 0.555, ranks it towards the bottom of the medium human development group of countries and 146th overall in the world out of 188.

  • Isiolo Triangle Community Peace and Dialogue Forum Apr 27, 2017

    The Isiolo triangle known for its ethnically diverse inhabitants was the selected venue of assembly for representatives from the five counties from where residents of Isiolo predominantly hail from. Mr. George Natembeya the County Commissioner, Isiolo County welcomed the participants emphasizing the need for the continued fostering of peace and co-existence. He highlighted that the new and upcoming Isiolo Airport is an opportunity for local employment and that economic upliftment of the people will contribute to ensuring peace in the area

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