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Resident Rep statement at the Launch of the HDR2020 in Kenya

Our societies and our planet are flashing red. For the first time in history, instead of the planet shaping humans, humans are shaping the planet. The pressures are so great that scientist argue we…  




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,…  


Remarks by Walid Badawi at Embassy of Sweden to launch new UNDP peacebuilding project

Today, we are gathered here to sign the financing agreement that will enable the Government of Sweden, through Sida, to contribute 45 million Swedish Krona (close to USD$5million) to the…  


Statement by Walid Badawi at the launch of Elgeyo Marakwet County Sustainable Forest Management Policy

UNDP supports countries in REDD+ readiness to develop national REDD+ strategies and investment plans; which provide the overall vision, policies, measures and actions to address deforestation and…  


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,…  

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