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 […]
In 1994, more than 800,000 people were systematically murdered throughout Rwanda. The vast majority were Tutsi, but moderate Hutu, Twa and others were also targeted.
The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari said implementation of a clean-up recommendation from UNEP has given hope to people of Niger Delta whose land has […]
UN Secretary-General message on the International Day Of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave TradeGuru Maajabu
Each year on this day, the United Nations honours the memory of millions of Africans forcibly removed from their families and homelands over hundreds of years.
The International Day of […]
“From the Glass Ceiling to a Carpet of Shards”
As a boy growing up in post-war Korea, I remember asking about a tradition I observed: women going into labour would […]
‘Not Enough to know what we stand for, we must know what we stand against’ – Israel Ambassador at the Holocaust MemorialGuru Maajabu
UNIC Nairobi in partnership with the Israeli Embassy in Kenya brought together 300 students from 15 Kenyan Universities to commemorate the 2016 International Holocaust Remembrance Day, at the United […]
Children’s rights in Kenya will be reviewed by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on 21 January in sessions that will be webcast live. Kenya […]