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Statement by Walid Badawi, UNDP Res. Rep. during deployment of UNV health personnel

My word to you (volunteers) is that you are being given an opportunity to participate in furthering the work of the UN in your own country – your mission is special as it will greatly contribute to…  


Kenya launches second National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

In Kenya, the Government has taken the lead in ensuring that this Resolution is implemented – this has been achieved through regular development of Action Plans which inform priority areas and…  


UNDP hands over Medical Waste Management equipment to Nakuru County

On 21 May 2020 UNDP joined partners from the Government of Kenya and County Government of Nakuru at Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital, Nakuru County, to mark the handover of Medical Waste…  


UNDP’s REDD+ supports counties in forest conservation and management in Kenya

With the support of the National REDD+ Process led by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry with financing from Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) through UNDP, the County Government of…  


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…  


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…  


REDD+ Process in Kenya: Towards addressing the negative impact of climate change

UNDP is implementing the REDD+ readiness process in Kenya with the aim of reducing greenhouse emissions caused by deforestation and forest degradation. The Government of Kenya is putting in place…  


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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