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The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission Adopts the Peacebuilding Gender Strategy under Kenya’s Chairmanship

Friday, 09 September 2016

The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission adopted, Wednesday, September 7th, 2016, a historic Gender Strategy on gender responsive peace building under the chairmanship of Ambassador Macharia Kamau. The Commission is the first inter-governmental body of the United Nations to adopt its own gender strategy.


Ambassador Macharia Kamau appointed Special Envoy on El Niño and Climate

Saturday, 28 May 2016

The United Nation’s Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki Moon announced Friday May 20, 2016, the appointment of Amb. Macharia Kamau and Mrs. Mary Robinson as Special Envoys on El Niño and Climate.

The appointment comes at a time where several countries in Southern Africa, Horn of Africa, Central America and the Pacific are reeling from the devastating effects of El Nino. The Office of United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs estimates that 60 million people have been affected by the crisis.  

Kenya Takes the Lead in Advancing Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment at the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

Monday, 14 March 2016

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.

Kenya’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations has Been Elected to Chair the UN Peace Building Commission in 2016

Thursday, 17 December 2015

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.

Jamhuri Day Celebration at the Kenya Mission to the United Nations, New York

Saturday, 12 December 2015

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.