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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…  


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…  


UNDP and partners agree to refocus PLEAD to bolster justice sector COVID-19 response

An agreement has been struck between partners to refocus PLEAD - the Programme for Legal Empowerment and Aid Delivery in Kenya - and programming is now underway to account for the complex and…  


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…  


UNDP hands over Medical Waste Management equipment to Nakuru County

On 21 May 2020 UNDP joined partners from the Government of Kenya and County Government of Nakuru at Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital, Nakuru County, to mark the handover of Medical Waste…  


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,…  

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