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Eid Al Fitr

Saturday, 23 May 2020

Ambassador Lazarus O. Amayo and the entire team at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Kenya to the United Nations would like to wish Eid Mubarak to all our Muslims brothers and sisters around the world! May the blessings of Allah be with you always.

 

Ramadhan Kareem!

Thursday, 23 April 2020

Amb. Lazarus Amayo and the entire Kenya Mission to the United Nations team wishes our Muslim brother and sisters a blessed Ramadhan. This Ramadhan provides an opportunity to come together in renewed strength and purpose. Let us all unify our intentions as we pray for our country and the world in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic as only together can we overcome all things. 

POSTPONMENT OF THE UN OCEANS CONFERENCE

Monday, 13 April 2020

In light of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and growing public health concerns, the 2020 United Nations Ocean Conference, which was scheduled to take place from 2 to 6 June in Lisbon, Portugal, has been postponed per decision 74/548 adopted by the General Assembly on Monday, 13 April 2020 at 3:01 p.m. Co-hosts of the Conference Kenya and Portugal in consultation with the General Assembly will decide on possible future dates for the Conference, including timelines for the preparatory process.

Informal advisory committee of the Oceans Conference

Friday, 21 February 2020

Ambassador Lazarus Amayo and other members of the informal advisory committee on Oceans Conference, Ambassador Macharia Kamau, Principal Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kenya, UN Special Envoy for the Ocean, Amb Peter Thomson and Amb. Lopes, the  Permanent Representative of Portugal to the UN  toured Kwetu Training Center where sustainable land-based aquaculture is helping coastal communities earn a living.

Changing Face of Terrorism and Extremism

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Amb. Raychelle Omamo, Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Monica Juma, Cabinet Secretary Defence, Amb. Macharia Kamau, PS Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Lazurus Amayo, hosted various United Nations Permanent Representatives at a counter-terrorism seminar in Mombasa, Kenya, "Changing Face of Terrorism and Extremism". The meeting aimed to address the various drivers of terrorism and violent extremism and build strategic partnerships to combat them.