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WORLD BANK/ KENYA CARBON CREDITS

Extended droughts and unpredictable rainy seasons-those are the effects of climate change in Kenya, and farmers are struggling to adjust. Climate change in Kenya is devastating many smallholder farms. But now there's a program that offers training and money in exchange for Carbon Credits. WORLD BANK

9 Sep 2014 | Read More »

KENYA / BAN CUB

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, concluding his visit to Kenya in the wake of the first United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), looked forward to the swift agreement on the upcoming Sustainable Development Goals and a new climate deal. UNEP

29 Jun 2014 | Read More »

KENYA / UNEA CLOSER

On the last day of the United Nations Environment Assembly, over 130 Environment Ministers exchanged views on the current poaching crisis facing African elephants and rhinos. They also discussed other threats such as illegal harvesting and trafficking of timber, fish and myriad other species. UNEP

27 Jun 2014 | Read More »

KENYA / UNEA WRAP

The UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) opened its high-level segment in Nairobi with the participation of Prince Albert II of Monaco and president Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya among others, as the first session of the world environment body entered its fourth day. UNEP

26 Jun 2014 | Read More »

KENYA / UN ENVIRONMENT ASSEMBLY

The first UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) will convene in Nairobi, Kenya, from 23 to 27 June 2014. This marks a historic milestone in UNEP’s 43-year history and is expected to be attended by high-level delegations from over 160 UN Member and Observer States. UNEP

29 May 2014 | Read More »

KENYA / POLIO CAMPAIGN

Ever since Kenya reported a polio outbreak in May 2013, UNICEF and its partners have been exploring a number of strategies to reach the children under the age of five that have not been vaccinated. The Mtoto Kwa Mtoto or Child- to-child initiative, mobilizes school children in the effort to identify and vaccinate these children [...]

26 May 2014 | Read More »

THE HAGUE / KENYATTA FINANCIAL RECORDS

Kenya's Attorney General, Githu Muigai, told the International Court (ICC)  that the disclosure of Kenyan citizens private and confidential documentation, "is a matter determined by domestic law." Muigai was arguing the reasons why the Government of Kenya has declined to comply with the Prosecution request to release President Uhuru Kenyatta's financial transaction records to the [...]

13 Feb 2014 | Read More »

KENYA / CHILD HELPLINE

As the world marks Universal Children's Day, the anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF is urging that a much stronger light be shone on the millions of children in every country who are victims of violence and abuse that continue to go unnoticed and under-reported. A helpline in Kenya [...]

20 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / KENYA ICC

A resolution before the United Nations Security Council on the deferral of the International Criminal Court (ICC) trials of Kenya's President and his deputy failed to pass when it was put to the vote. Ambassador Eugene Richard Gasana of Rwanda said that the Security Council “failed Kenya and Africa on this issue." UNTV

15 Nov 2013 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / PIRACY REPORT

Between US$339 million and US$413 million were taken in ransom from the hijacking of ships off the coast of Somaliaand the Horn of Africa between 2005 and 2012, according to report released today. The study carried out by the by the World Bank, the UNODC and INTERPOL reveals that much of the ransom money was [...]

1 Nov 2013 | Read More »

 

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