The 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women is taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 14th -24th March 2016. Kenya’s delegation to the Session is led by the Cabinet Secretary for Public Service, Youth and Gender and includes representation from Parliament, Council of Governors, Independent Commissions and departments that are linked to the implementation of Gender Equality and Women Empowerment.
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Kenya’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Amb. Macharia Kamau has been elected by the African Group to Chair the United Nations Peace Building Commission (PBC) during its 10th Session in 2016.
Kenya Mission to the United Nations held Jamhuri day celebrations at the Ambassador’s Residence in Riverdale in New York on the evening of 11th December 2015. It was attended by the United Nation’s Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Jan Eliasson, Ambassadors and delegates from various Missions, Kenyans working at the United Nations, Kenyans living in the diaspora and other invited guests.
The government, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade has organized an event for Kenyan Diaspora at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi from 21 – 22 December 2015. Click here to read the letter inviting Kenyan diaspora
The Kenya Diaspora Easter Investment Conference report gives an overview of critical issues discussed in the Diaspora Conference 2015 whose theme was Development and innovation: opportunities for Diaspora that was held at the Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club between 31st March and 2nd April, 2015. This was the first Conference that brought together the government, Kenya’s Envoys, members of the Kenyan Diaspora, the private sector and other stakeholders to engage on issues that are of great importance to Kenyan Diaspora and the country at large.