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The Government of Russia contributes US $ One million, towards UNDP’s support to Kenya’s COVID-19 response and recovery.

The support will specifically target counties in the Lake Victoria Region, focusing on Kisumu County, where the Russian Federation has had historical ties through the support earlier provided to the…  



Statement by Walid Badawi at Technical Committee Workshop on rising water levels

This water level rise in Kenya’s lakes comes on the back of an equally debilitating COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted greatly on our economy augmenting the urgent need for expeditious action. The…  


Statement by Taye Amssalu at the handover of PPEs to the Council of Governors in Kenya

While we honour the vital role that frontline health workers play in saving lives, we must do our part in ensuring that they do so while well equipped – just we do when we send soldiers out to war.  


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,…  


COVID-19| Stories from UNDP deployed responders

During each month of their service with UNDP, we are reaching out to these 'rapid responders' to collect their perspectives, experiences and stories of life on the frontlines of Kenya's fight against…  


UNDP deploys 50 healthcare professionals to bolster COVID-19 response in 14 counties

A total of 50 health personnel are being deployed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to 14 counties across Kenya to bolster county-level healthcare systems, an intervention which is…  


Remarks by Walid Badawi, UNDP Res. Rep. at the handover of PPEs to the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission

In line with the commitments enshrined in the UN Charter, which reaffirm our obligation to aspire towards the promotion of fundamental human rights, human digity and equal rights of men and women,…  


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…  

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