KENYA AND SOUTH AFRICA SIGN PACTS TO DEEPEN AND BROADEN RELATIONS

Kenya and South Africa have signed eight Memoranda of Understanding that seek to enhance and broaden bilateral relations, trade and investments between the two countries.  The signing ceremony was presided over by H.E Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and H.E Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa during President Kenyatta’s […]

JOINT STATEMENT ON THE SECOND KENYA – U.S. BILATERAL STRATEGIC DIALOGUE, NAIROBI, 17TH NOVEMBER, 2021

The Governments of the Republic of Kenya and the United States of America held the second session of the Kenya – United States Bilateral Strategic Dialogue in Nairobi on November 16, 2021.  Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Raychelle Omamo and U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken discussed strengthening the strategic partnership across […]

COUNTY OFFICIALS TRAINED ON INTERNATIONAL AND DIPLOMATIC ENGAGEMENTS

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs conducted training for Nyanza region County officials on Policy Guidelines on International and Diplomatic Engagements. The five-day workshop was held from October 25 – 29, 2021 at Kisumu County. The workshop was officially opened by Kisumu County Governor, H.E Prof. Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o. Foreign Affairs Amb. Gathoga W. Chege, Director, […]

KENYA SUCCESSFULLY CONCLUDES HER PRESIDENCY OF THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL

Kenya has successfully concluded her Presidency of the United Nations Security Council for the month of October, 2021, in what proved to be a historic and consequential month for the country’s foreign policy and diplomacy. On October 1st, 2021, Kenya assumed the rotational Presidency of the UN Security Council, a water shed moment in the […]

PS MACHARIA KAMAU, HOSTS SPECIAL BLUE ECONOMY EVENT ON THE MARGINS OF KENYA’S OCTOBER PRESIDENCY OF UN SECURITY COUNCIL

Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Amb. Macharia Kamau hosted a high-level Blue Economy side event on the sidelines of Kenya’s Presidency of the United Nations Security Council for the month of October in New York, USA on October 15, 2021. Speaking at the event, Amb. Kamau stated that the special event was aimed at advancing some […]

KENYA’S PRESIDENCY OF THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL ADVANCES PAN AFRICANIST IDEALS WITH MEETING ON HAITI

As part of Kenya’s continuing Presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), an Arria Formula meeting on the situation in Haiti was held on Friday, October 15th, 2021. An “Arria formula meeting” refers to an informal meeting of the members of the Security Council, which must be convened by a member of the Council in order for […]

PRESIDENT KENYATTA HEADLINES KENYA’S PRESIDENCY AT THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL BY PRESIDING OVER A HIGH-LEVEL OPEN DEBATE

New York, USA, 12 October 202, (MFA Press) …  His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta, on October 12, 2021 headlined Kenya’s Presidency of the United Nations Security Council by presiding over the High-Level Open Debate at the Security Council under the theme – ‘Diversity, State Building and the Search for Peace.” Speaking at the high-level signature […]

KENYA SIGNS THREE AGREEMENTS WITH BARBADOS

Kenya has signed three bilateral agreements with Barbados that are meant to promote and enhance bilateral and trade relations between Kenya and the Island nation.  The agreements on Trade and Investment, Bilateral Air Service and the International Section of the National Botanical Garden were signed following a Joint Business forum and a Joint Commission for […]

KENYA’S SIGNATURE EVENT AT THE HELM OF THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL –THREAT POSED BY ILLICIT FLOWS OF SMALL ARMS AND LIGHT WEAPONS

Kenya as the President of the Security Council in the month of October 2021, held the first signature event on Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons on October 6, 2021 at the Security Council Chambers in New York.  The focus of the meeting was to address the threat posed by illicit flows of small arms […]

A3+1 CALLS FOR INTENSIFIED HUMANITARIAN SUPPORT FOR DRC

As part of Kenya’s ongoing Presidency of the United Nations Security Council, the Council convened on October 5, 2021 to discuss the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO). The briefing on MONUSCO was chaired by Amb. Dr. Martin KIMANI, Kenya’s Permanent Representative and President of the Security Council for the […]

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