Sub-Committee Meeting on the Revitalization of the APRM Process at Crown Plaza.
Kenya’s Second Country Review Report was presented to the Forum of Heads of State and Government participating in the APRM in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 28th January 2017. H.E President Kenyatta on behalf of the Country was peer-reviewed. He statee the progress made since the first Country review in 2006 and outlined measures the Government will take to address the issues and recommendations made in the 2nd Country Review Report. The Review Report will be ready for dissemination to various stakeholders both nationally and internationally in a couple of months.
It is worth noting that Kenya was the first country out of the 36 member states, to submit to a second review. This underscores our commitment to good governance and the willingness to be scrutinized in regards to the APRM thematic pillars.
Kenya will be the first country out of the 35 member states, to submit to a second review. This underscores our commitment to good governance and the willingness to be scrutinized on agreed-upon commitments. Kenya’s first review was conducted in 2006 and it among other things informed our constitutional review process.
The APRM process has five stages and currently, Kenya is on the 2nd Stage whereby the Country Review Team (CRT) will visit the country to validate the Self-Assessment Report. The CRT is comprised of Panel of Eminent Persons, Thematic Consultants, and Staff from the APR Secretariat. The mission will hold countrywide consultations with Government officials, women representatives, The Youth, Academia, Faith Based Organizations, County Assembly Speakers, Civil Society Organizations, Media, People with disabilities, Chambers of Commerce amongst other.
The President said he was pleased by the momentum that Kenya is creating in the motor vehicle sector.
“The investment signed today by the Peugeot Group to locally assemble motor vehicles in our country at a plant which will be announced in due course is most welcome,” President Kenyatta said.
President Uhuru Kenyatta will tomorrow visit Ukambani counties of Makueni and Kitui where he will launch and inspect development projects and meet with residents.
The projects – which include roads and health – are part of the Ksh 144 billion in development that the Jubilee Administration has invested in the Lower Eastern region.
President Kenyatta will start at Sultan Hamud in Makueni County where he will launch tarmacking of the Ksh 1.2 billion Sultan Hamud Junction–Kasikeu–Wautu–Kyambeke–Kikoko road and address residents. Thereafter, the President will proceed to Mbooni where he will inspect the construction works of the Mbooni Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) before interacting with leaders and residents to share views on development.
Kenya's 2nd APRM Country Review
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