Calls for zero targeting of civilians in conflict situations characterize World Humanitarian Day commemorations in Nairobi

Every year, thousands of aid workers, children, civilians and journalists fall victim to violence perpetrated in conflict situations. This year’s World Humanitarian Day commemorations in Nairobi to campaign against this, involved joint leadership by UNIC Nairobi and UNOCHA. Considering that in Ea... Read more

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

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