Statement of the UN Secretary-General on the presidential election in Kenya

The Secretary-General congratulates the people of Kenya for their peaceful participation in the presidential elections. The Secretary-General takes note of the results of the presidential election in Kenya, and of the announcement by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) of His ... Read more

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the eve of the 8 August 2017 general elections in Kenya

The Secretary-General has been closely following developments pertaining to the electoral process in Kenya, and he has remained in regular contact with the relevant political leaders and other key stakeholders. ... Read more

Lieutenant General Leonard Muriuki Ngondi of Kenya Appointed Force Commander, African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Leonard Muriuki Ngondi of Kenya as Force Commander for the African Union United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID).... Read more

UN in Kenya: Message of Condolences to the family of Late Chris Msando and IEBC

The United Nations in Kenya extends its deepest condolences to the Family of Mr. Christopher Msando and the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) following his sudden demise during this critical period.... Read more

Nelson Mandela International Day- 18 July

Every year on 18 July — the day Nelson Mandela was born — the UN asks individuals around the world to mark Nelson Mandela International Day (18 July) by making a difference in their communities. ... Read more

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