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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…  


Statement by Walid Badawi at Council of Governors High-Level Conference on COVID-19

In Kenya, working within the wider UN family, under the leadership of the UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP is accompanying the Government and the people of Kenya in efforts towards eradicating poverty,…  


Building a resilient and sustainable Blue Economy in Kenya through small grants

Stretching around 600km along the western Indian Ocean, from Lamu County on the Somali border to Kwale County neighboring Tanzania, the white sand beaches, mangrove forests and Swahili cultural…  


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 Kenya Newsletter Jan - Jun 2020

Highlights of activities undertaken between January and June 2020 in UNDP Kenya  


Looking ahead: how will COVID-19 shape the future of work in Kenya?

The UNDP Accelerator Lab in Kenya has recently been exploring different themes related to the impact of COVID-19 on livelihoods in Kenya, such as advocating for a focus on digital inclusion as a…  


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…  


Voices of Mukuru: real faces of the world of work

The economic crisis brought on by COVID-19 is nowhere more visible than in the informal sector. Quarantines, social distancing measures, restrictions on of movement and closures of businesses…  


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…  


Making the case for digital inclusion for all in Kenya during and post the COVID-19 pandemic

At the heart of this moment is digital technology: with restrictions on movement to combat the spread of the virus across much of the world at this time, digital solutions such as telecommuting,…  

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