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NEPAD NEWS

Based on the emerging outcomes of these activities, the NEPAD Agency and the Government of Kenya through the NEPAD Kenya Secretariat, in collaboration with ECA, is organizing the 1st Annual NEPAD Focal Points Platform.

The inaugural NEPAD Focal Points Platform serves as a collective stock-taking and consultative engagement forum to deliberate on policy and operational improvement methods in further enhancing NEPAD coordination. 


The country self assessment, which is an African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) exercise kicked off on 13th January, 2014. KNBS enumerators have completed conducting household surveys country wide. Currently preparations for Focus Group Discussions were conducted in 20 selected counties from the 16th March 2014 to 30th March 2014.

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Local governance news

18th, September, 2014
President Kenyatta launches youth volunteer programme

The Future Leaders programme, a national volunteer initiative will promote national cohesion, improve primary school education and create enriching opportunities for fresh university graduates.

The first batch of 150 volunteers – trained for two weeks – will be deployed to teach in primary schools in eight counties in the first phase of the programme but later it will be extended all the 47 counties

18th, September, 2014
PRESIDENT KENYATTA WINESSES PEACE PACT BETWEEN COMMUNITIES IN LAMU

Residents of Lamu County yesterday signed a peace pact witnessed by President Uhuru Kenyatta where they resolved to live in harmony.

The different communities agreed to forget their past differences that were sparked off by the Mpeketoni bloody clashes in June.

NEPAD Kenya Secretariat

  • The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) is a vision and strategic framework for Africa’s Renewal. The framework emanates from a mandate given to the five initiating Heads of State (Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa) by the Organization of African Unity (OAU) to develop an integrated socio-economic development framework for Africa.  The 37th Summit of the OAU in July 2001 formally adopted the strategic framework document.