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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…  


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…  


UN Volunteers Recognizes Blue Economy Conference Champions

Over 360 UN Volunteers recruited as the Blue Economy Champions were awarded certificates for their exemplary support to the recently concluded Sustainable Blue Economy Conference, co-hosted by the…  


UN Volunteers help safeguard peaceful elections in Kenya

16 UN Volunteers were deployed across Kenya to prevent electoral violence and promote peace during the general elections in August.  


UN Volunteers to collaborate with peace monitors as part of concerted efforts towards Peaceful Elections in Kenya

UN Volunteers are supporting County Peace and Cohesion Forums and are ensuring Peace Structures at the county, sub county, ward and village levels are established and constituted as per the county…  


UNV Kenya Builds Capacity of Scouts Leaders for peace and development

Upon invitation, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Kenya programme partnered with the Kenya Scouts to support and facilitate the inaugural Rover Moot Event between 15th and 19th February 2017. The…  


Delivering devolution: How UN Volunteers are helping improve service in Counties

Highly skilled UN Volunteers are deployed in some of the most crucial areas in the counties, offering expertise in a wide range of areas including monitoring and evaluation, statistics, public finance…  


United Nations Volunteers

UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism, supporting its integration into development planning and mobilizing volunteers  

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