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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…  


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,…  


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,…  


Consolidating Gains and Deepening Devolution in Kenya

Kenya has recorded sustained economic growth and progress in human development over the past five years. However, challenges remain on issues related to marginalization, equity, accountability, and…  


UNDP support to counties facilitates transfer of business and IT skills in Marsabit and Kwale

Counties that have partnered with UNDP in promoting entrepreneurship and supporting small businesses owned by women, youths and people living with disabilities include; Kwale county, alongside Taita…  


Close to 90% of funds for NGOs is externally sourced - UNDP supported report reveals

The Annual Report was developed through support from UNDP as part of the Amkeni Wakenya project, and funding from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN). During the occasion, the NGO…  

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