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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.

Kenya and Portugal to Co-Host UN Ocean Conference from 2-6 June 2020 in Lisbon

Thursday, 09 May 2019

Kenya and Portugal to Co-Host UN Ocean Conference from 2-6 June 2020 in Lisbon

New York, 9th May 2019

The United Nations General Assembly, this morning (May 9, 2019), adopted resolution A/73/L.82 entitled “The 2020 United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development”. The Conference will be Co-hosted by Kenya and Portugal in Lisbon, from 2-6, June 2020.