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UNDP hands over equipment to bolster COVID-19 Medical Waste Management in Kenya

As part of our ongoing support to strengthen national waste management efforts, and in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNDP procured and handed over to the Government of Kenya, waste management…  


UNDP-led Devolution Project remobilizes $3.1m towards a rapid COVID-19 response

As part of the United Nations response to the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya, an agreement been reached with partners on the UNDP-led Consolidating Gains and Deepening Devolution in…  


Preventing Violent Extremism

Whilst Kenya has made significant progress in containing violent extremism, the country continues to experience frequent incidents of terrorism, often focused in the Northern and Coastal regions…  


Taking strides in democratic governance: UNDP and civil society convene to plan for the future

From 2-6 March 2020 in Nakuru County, UNDP convened an Annual Review meeting of 40 civil society organizations (CSOs) to discuss future plans for community-led development, whilst taking stock of…  


The Kenya-Uganda Cross-Border Programme for Sustainable Peace and Development

The joint cross-border initiative will address governance and economic challenges that are critical to reduce the risks faced by, and vulnerability of the communities of Kenya (Turkana/West Poot) and…  


Cross-Border Cooperation Between Ethiopia and Kenya for Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding in Marsabit-Moyale Cluster

Kenya and Ethiopia share a large porous border, straddling a length of 861km that traverses Marsabit, Turkana, Waji and Mandera Counties on the Kenyan side, and Borana and Dawa zones on the Ethiopian…  


Accelerating the Ratification and Domestication of the African Union Treaties

AU Treaties provide the normative and legal mechanism, through which Member States can foster greater political and economic integration, while simultaneously catalyzing enhanced peace and security,…  


Strengthening Devolved Governance in Kenya

This project will target 15 counties, including the Frontier Counties Development Council (FCDC) counties, with a focus on improving county government capacity - namely, Garissa; Wajir; Lamu; Turkana;…  


Engendering the NDCs: UNDP, Ministry of Environment and Forestry convene stakeholders to put gender at the centre of climate action

Between 29-31 January, UNDP and the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Climate Change Directorate (CCD) convened key stakeholders working on the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in Kenya…  


Powering the future: UNDP, KEREA organise inaugural Renewable Energy Day in Kenya

On 28 January 2020, the Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) hosted the inaugural Renewable Energy Day event, a celebration of all things green-energy which featured an exhibition of home-grown…  

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