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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…  


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…  


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…  


COVID-19 Pandemic: a war Kenya must win together with other battles

As uncertainties rise among populations and response is characterized with heavy-handedness, peace and stability are threatened (Goal 16) and the potential for disruptions in the rule of law becomes…  


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…  


UNDP Support to Devolved Governance in Kenya: Transformational Stories

We are pleased to share this collection of documented stories of the voices of Kenyans as they tell the story of UNDP-led devolution support so far. Devolution remains a priority development agenda…  


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…  


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…  

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