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Statement delivered by Walid Badawi on International Day of Peace Commemoration

Our common enemy today is a tireless virus that continues to threaten our health, our security and our very way of life. This is the enemy we must jointly fight and defeat by effectively implementing…  


UNDP Kenya signs partnership agreements with two of East Africa’s largest media groups

In its continued efforts to strengthen partnerships to further its development work in the country, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kenya has signed partnership agreements with The…  


UNDP deploys 50 healthcare professionals to bolster COVID-19 response in 14 counties

A total of 50 health personnel are being deployed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to 14 counties across Kenya to bolster county-level healthcare systems, an intervention which is…  


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…  


UNDP and partners agree to refocus PLEAD to bolster justice sector COVID-19 response

An agreement has been struck between partners to refocus PLEAD - the Programme for Legal Empowerment and Aid Delivery in Kenya - and programming is now underway to account for the complex and…  


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 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…  

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