With the COVID-19 pandemic sparking a “communications emergency” caused by false information disseminated on social media, the UN Secretary-General is encouraging people everywhere to take a breath before sharing […]
Under COVID-19, when schools are closed and many people are staying at home, a gender-based violence hotline in Kenya provides vital support to men and women. Its call volume […]
Seventy-five years ago, world leaders took visionary steps to recover from a calamitous global war. Today, in the midst of the pandemic, we face another foundational moment. At a […]
The latest episode of the @UnitedNations podcast ‘Awake At Night’ with Zainab Bangura, Head of the #UnitedNations office in Nairobi, #Kenya.
Press release: Government of Kenya & the United Nations to step up efforts to advance education, training and jobs for millions of young peopleTirus Wainaina
Government officially launches Generation Unlimited Partnership in Kenya.
In recognition of the former South African President’s contribution to the culture of peace and freedom, the United Nations declared 18 July as Nelson Mandela International Day, to honour […]
“The world of work cannot and should not look the same after this crisis”
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world of work upside down.
Every worker, every business and every […]
As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, another virus is infecting our lives — misinformation.
Press release: Government of Russia Announces US$ 3 million In Aid for Desert Locust Control in KenyaTirus Wainaina
The Government of Russia has announced a contribution of USD 3 million (KSh 300 million) to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, which will be used to support the […]
UN and partners request $267.5 million to respond to humanitarian needs arising from COVID-19 Pandemic in KenyaTirus Wainaina
(Nairobi, 9 April 2020): The Government of Kenya, the United Nations and humanitarian partners have launched today a Flash Appeal requesting $267.5 million to respond to the most immediate and critical […]