Tegla Loroupe Wins the 2016 UN Person of the Year Award in Kenya

Ambassador Tegla Chepkite Loroupe is the winner of the 2016 UN Person of the Year award. This recognition is as a result of her efforts in getting refugees to participate in Olympic Games for the first time in history and her leadership in taking peace to conflict zones in Africa.... Read more


Opening ‘Africa Week’ at UN, Ban highlights importance of partnerships with and for the continent.

Noting the socio-economic progress made by African countries and their centrality in major sustainable development discourses, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for continued support to the continent, particularly for strengthening good governance and for the implementation o... Read more


Chatterjee Appointed to Lead UN in Kenya

Mr. Siddharth Chatterjee, has been appointed United Nations Resident Coordinator in Kenya where he will lead and coordinate 25 UN agencies in the country. He will also serve as the Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).... Read more



TICAD stands for “Tokyo International Conference on African Development.” It was launched in 1993 to promote high-level policy dialogue between African leaders and development partners. The sixth TICAD will be held in Africa for the first time, with Kenya as the host nation, on 27 and 28 August,... Read more

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71st Poster Exhibition on Atomic Bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki at UNON

The UN Office at Nairobi (UNON) was the site of a ceremony launching an acclaimed poster exhibition: 71 Years of Seeking Peace: Atomic Bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.... Read more

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