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UNEP / WORLD WILDLIFE DAY

Marking this year's World Wildlife Day, Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta burned 15 tons of ivory at Nairobi National Park. UNEP

5 Mar 2015 | Read More »

KENYA / SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT

Speaking at the Africa Sustainable Transport Forum in Nairobi, Kenya today, the Secretary-General said "sustainable transport sector is crucial to sustaining this hard-won economic growth momentum" throughout the continent. UNEP

30 Oct 2014 | Read More »

KENYA / DADAAB BAN

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim visited Dadaab in Kenya, a refugee camp hosting a large number of Somali refugees. UN officials are in the country to participate in a high level meeting that will focus its attention on peace and development in the horn of [...]

29 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / ICC KENYA

Abdul Noormohamed, of the Open Society Initiative for East Africa (OSIEA) said that if the International Criminal Court (ICC) judges decide to terminate the case against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, it could set a negative precedent for future cases. UNIFEED – UNTV / FILE

10 Oct 2014 | Read More »

ICC / KENYATTA

The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, appeared before the International Criminal Court (ICC), over his role during the post-election violence in Kenya in 2007-2008. He is the first sitting head of state to appear before the Court. ICC

8 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / ISIL 2

Abdullah II Bin Al Hussein, King of Jordan said "there has to be a zero tolerance policy to any country, organization, or individual that facilitates, supports or finances terror groups or provides weapons or promotes propaganda" adding that, "countries cannot comply in one theatre while making mischief in another." Speakers include: UK, Russia, Iraq, Turkey, [...]

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

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 »

 

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