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 […]
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.
Negotiators applauded on Friday after reaching agreement on the Nairobi consensus, the Maafikiano, setting UNCTAD’s work programme for the next four years after long discussions including two sleepless nights.
“This is the time to massively reinforce UN action. When a Government cannot or will not protect its people, and when warring parties seem more intent on enriching and […]
The United Nations human rights office today condemned the killing of Kenyan human rights lawyer Willie Kimani, his client JosphatMwenda, and their taxi driver, Joseph Muiruri, on 23 June, […]
New Hip Hop music video highlights Sustainable Development Goals and marks 100 Day countdown to the International Day of PeaceGuru Maajabu
A new hip-hop music video, entitled “Sustainable Development Goals: Improve Life All Around The Globe”, was launched by the United Nations on 13 June 2016 to mark the 100 […]
UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson joined by the Kenya Foreign Affairs Cabinet secretary and other UN Senior officials officially launched the first ever Sustainable Development Goals ( SDGs) […]
Following the nomination by the United Nations Secretary-General, the General Assembly today elected Erik Solheim of Norway as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for a […]
In an extraordinary show of support for the Paris climate agreement adopted last December, 175 countries signed the Paris Agreement at a ceremony at UN Headquarters today that far […]
In an effort to drum up support leading the 22 April Paris Agreement signing event in New York, UNIC Nairobi went on a clarion for action to raise awareness […]