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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.

Kenya to Begin its Term as a Member of ECOSOC in January 2019 to December 2021

Monday, 12 November 2018


New York, November 2018

Kenya will take up its position as a member of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) from January 2019 until December 2021. Kenya was among the 18 countries that were elected to the Council in an election held on 13th June 2018 at the United Nations in New York and garnered 184 votes out of 189 voters. Other Africa countries elected to the council are; Angola, Egypt, Mali and Ethiopia.

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.