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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,…  


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…  


Leveraging opportunities forged in the COVID-19 crisis to deliver long-term change

Responding to the speed, dynamics and complexity of the negative developmental impact of COVID-19 fits the UNDP’s Accelerator Labs' foundational goals. By building a system map, we in Kenya have…  


Statement by Mr. Walid Badawi, UNDP Resident Representative in Kenya, at the launch of the Global Human Development Report 2019

The theme of this year’s Human Development Report that we are launching today is a pertinent one. It sets out that despite unprecedented progress against poverty, hunger and disease, systemic…  


Development actors and private sector urged to collectively invest more in advancing finance for social innovation, focusing on youth and women entrepreneurs in Africa

Within the Impact!Africa Summit, UNDP works alongside Impact@Africa, the pan-African impact investment ecosystem development network. With UNDP’s operationalisation and coordination assistance, living…  



Upskilling young people with skills in automechanics

In Turkana County, where there is a high demand for professional auto-mechanic services, 18 youth from the Kakuma refugee camp and host community have been enrolled in a one-year auto mechanic and…  


A gendered and inclusive blue economy is fundamental in ensuring that no one is left behind

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development envisions a present and future that is all-encompassing; socially, economically and environmentally resilient. For the global community to deliver this…  


A pragmatic shift needed, to deliver the potential of blue economy

Its estimated that 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by water. Unfortunately, our water resources are under serious threats attributable to uncontrolled human activities that are severely…  


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