A Kenyan Nutritionist and Food Scientist Wawira Njiru has been named the UN in Kenya Person of the Year 2021. Ms. Wawira was recognised for her commitment to providing […]
How can the world come together to radically change the way it produces and uses energy, as part of efforts to hold back climate change and to ultimately give […]
Press release: Kenyan Peacekeeper wins United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year 2020 AwardTirus Wainaina
A Kenyan peacekeeper, who recently completed her assignment in Darfur, Sudan is selected to receive the 2020 United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award.
The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, 29 May, offers a chance to pay tribute to the uniformed and civilian personnel’s invaluable contribution to the work of the Organization […]
3 May acts as a reminder to governments of the need to respect their commitment to press freedom and is also a day of reflection among media professionals about […]
A “paradigm shift” aligning the private sector with the global goals is needed to address the challenges of the future, including those triggered by COVID-19, the UN chief said […]
The United Nations on Thursday launched a new global campaign, Only Together, aiming to advance fair and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines worldwide.
After 12 months where the world has faced “a tsunami of suffering”, the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines represents “some light at the end of the tunnel” said the UN […]
Press release: Secretary-General Appoints Stephen Jackson of Ireland United Nations Resident Coordinator in KenyaTirus Wainaina
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Stephen Jackson of Ireland as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Kenya, with the host Government’s approval. He will take up […]
UN Resident Coordinator in Kenya, Siddharth Chatterjee: These should be our Build-Back-Better priorities for 2021Tirus Wainaina
When COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, no one would have contemplated the kind of multi-dimensional and wide-ranging social, economic, and environmental havoc that it is now wreaking across […]