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RR Walid Badawi remarks at the Handing over of UNDP support to Micro and Small Enterprises Authority (MSEA)

UNDP supported MSEA implement its first strategic plan (2013-2017) by supporting the finalisation of the SME Handbook and harmonisation of Guidelines for SMEs regulation at the county level, in line…  


UNDP Horn of Africa leadership strengthens ties across borders

UNDP Resident Representatives from Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, and Sudan met virtually to discuss cross-border development planning and cooperation in the Horn of Africa.…  


RR Video Message on the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

Building resilience to climate change and reducing disaster risk and losses is vital to save lives and livelihoods, eradicate poverty and hunger and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.  


RR Remarks at the Youth and COP 26 - Local Conference of Youth in Kenya (LCOY)

With more than 1.8 billion young people in the world, of which 35.7 million live in Kenya (75.1%) are below 35 years, youth are critical stakeholders in climate action.  


Statement by RR Walid Badawi, at the Official Launching of APRM Baseline Study on CEPA Principles for Effective Governance of SDGs in Africa

UNDP has embarked on reimaging governance and peacebuilding in Africa. The need for a people-centered approach to governance and peacebuilding cannot be overstated, especially at a time when the trust…  


Speech by RR at the Konza Technopolis Development Authority Strategic Plan Launch

Konza Technopolis is part of an ambitious plan by the Government’s vision 2030 to drive economic growth by creating a world-class city fueled by a thriving ICT sector, superior reliable…  


Resident Representative speech during the International Day of Democracy by the Center for Multiparty Democracy (CMD)

Kenya is a beacon of hope and stability in a region that is facing multiple and over-lapping challenges, there is a golden opportunity presented by the 2022 elections and the roadmap leading up to it  


Resident Representative Speech during Visit by H.E President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid to Swiftlabs

With innovation, the opportunities are boundless. We must learn from countries like Estonia who have been at the forefront of innovation and digital transformation.  

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