The new development Agenda entitled “Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” has been adopted at the United Nations, in New York. This was a three year intergovernmental negotiation process (IGN) which started at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio, Brazil in 2012, followed by the Open Working Group on sustainable development goals which ended with the adoption of The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The process was led by the Permanent Representatives of the Missions of the Republic of Kenya, and Ireland to the United Nations.
July 28, 2015- Ambassador Macharia Kamau was honoured with the Elizabeth Haub Award for Environmental diplomacy today, in an intimate ceremony attended by the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon. The award is in recognition of his “extraordinary leadership and personal commitment to the negotiation and adoption of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).”
Kenya/H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta will host the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) from 25-26 July 2015 at the United Nations Complex in Nairobi. This is the sixth Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) which started in 2009.The first summit was hosted by the USA in Washington DC in 2010 by President Barack Obama. http://www.choosekenya.go.ke/
This is to inform all Kenyans in New York that in preparation for the Africa Travel Association’s 40th Annual world Congress in Nairobi to be held from 9- 14 November 2015, Hon. Phyllis Kandie, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of East African Affairs, Commerce, and Tourism (MEACT) with will lead a High Level delegation with representatives from the Ministry of East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism, Kenya Tourism Board, Kenya Investment Authority, Brand Kenya Board and Private Sector Operators in a Roadshow in Los Angeles, Washington and New York.
She will be in New York for the Roadshow on 15th July 2015 at The New York Times, 620 Eighth Avenue, 15th floor, New York, NY 10018 (between West 40th and 41st Street) from 10.00 am to 12.00pm
Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson opens the eighth session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
The United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, on Wednesday 8th April 2015 visited the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Kenya to the United Nations to offer his sympathies and to affirm his solidarity and that of the United Nations, with the people of Kenya.