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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…  


Finland, Italy and Sweden commit to supporting UNDP-led Devolution Project

Governments of Finland, Italy and Sweden have committed to supporting national efforts aimed at strengthening sub-national delivery of public services.  


Governments and Stakeholders Collaborate in Promoting Climate Change Gender Responsive Interventions

To advance collaboration between national governments and other stakeholders in tackling climate change, UNDP together with Government of Kenya is hosting in Nairobi, 17 countries that are…  


The Weinstein effect


Disaster resilience and enterprise in Tana River County

Over the years, frequent and intense cyclical disasters such as droughts and flooding have impacted communities in the low-lying coastal plains of the Tana River delta, east of Kenya. To build…  


Women strongly emerge as political leaders in Kenya

Patriarchal underpinnings of the African society undermine prospects of women in political leadership.However, with the dispensation of the 2010 Constitution of Kenya, things are changing. It is no…  


Easing Water Hardship for Women in Taita and Kwale

Over 1,200 Women in Taita-Taveta and Kwale counties have received innovative water barrels that allow them to fetch water with ease. Through a partnership between UNDP and British Charity RoTB (Roll…  


Gender Mainstreaming: Empowering Women in Vihiga County

100 women from Vihiga County have been trained on Financial Management and Entrepreneurship to ensure that policy and legislation at the county level is influenced from a gender perspective and that…  


For societies to thrive, we must ensure gender equality

Gender inequality is costing sub Saharan Africa US$ 95 billion annually in lost revenue. In a corporate setting, that extent of losses would call for a serious reset of the business’s operational…  


Inclusive voter registration key to free, fair and credible elections

Kenya kicked off the voter registration process in preparation for the national election of August 8, 2017. The one-month exercise concluded on February 14, 2017 and engaged up to six million new…  

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