A taskforce team from the Ministry of Devolution and planning, NEPAD Kenya Secretariat and African Centre for Economic Growth (ACEG) led by the NEPAD Kenya CEO Ms. Lillian Mbogo validate the Draft 2nd Country Self Assessment Report in Naivasha on 4th November, 2014.
The African Kick off team led by the NEPAD Agency- Kenya CEO Lillian Mbogo today paid a courtesy call to Eng. Peter Mangiti, PS Devolution and planning on 17th April 2015. The African kick of workshop runs from the 20th - 21st of April, 2015. This is a 2-year pilot programme aimed at reconciling the international agreement of using partner Country Results Frameworks as the basis for development programming with the need from Development Partners to acquire their own result information.
A 3 days planning team meeting, in preparation of The 2nd Global Partnership High Level Meeting (HLM) to be hosted by H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi, Kenya in 2016 has kicked off this morning. The meeting which is being chaired by the NEPAD Kenya CEO Ms. Lillian Mbogo consists of officers from the NEPAD Agency, Kenya's Ministries of Devolution and Planning, Foreign Affairs, Interior, The East African Community and the national treasury. Also Present at the meeting are officers from the Government of Malawi which is the Co-Chair of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC).
Trade and industrialisation have been identified as two key sectors among others that can provide employment to the youth from both Kenya and South Africa after the two countries sign a Joint Commission of Cooperation (JCC).
The presidents of the two countries –Uhuru Kenyatta and Jacob Zuma- identified these two sectors among others that can be invested in during a meeting on Sunday where they urged their respective Foreign Ministries to fast track the process of signing the JCC to ensure bilateral issues are addressed for the benefit of the people of the two countries.
The East African Community (EAC) leaders held the daylong meeting to discuss the current political and security situation in Burundi. In a statement read by the President of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete, who is the chairman of EAC, the leaders condemned the attempted coup in Burundi which took place while President Pierre Nkurunziza was in Tanzania. The EAC leaders also recommended that the scheduled elections in the country should be postponed because the conditions are not conducive for peaceful polls.They, however, said that the elections should not be delayed beyond the mandate of the current government
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