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.
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).
The 22nd Summit of the APR Forum witnessed the nomination and acceptance by Kenya as the new Vice Chair of the APR Forum to be headed by H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta and announced the appointment of two new Panel Members, Honorable Brigitte Mabandla (South Africa) and Chief (Mrs) Chinyere E. Asika (Nigeria.) The incoming Panel Members replace Miss. Baleka Mbete, the current Speaker of the South African National Assembly and Ambassador Professor Okon Edet Uya who passed away in April 2014.
President Kenyatta and the Mo Ibrahim Foundation delegation discussed a wide range of issues of national importance including governance and security.
The delegation was led by the foundation’s founder and chair, Dr. Mo Ibrahim. He was accompanied by the former President of Finland Martti Ahtisaari, former Tanzanian Prime Minister Salim Ahmed Salim and former Botswana President Ketumile Masire among other board and prize committee members.
The Head of State affirmed the Government’s commitment in fighting corruption and entrenching good governance. The meeting was also attended by Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru and other senior Government officials.
Kenya and Algeria will work to together in accelerating development in the two countries, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. President Kenyatta emphasized that trade was the key driver of economic growth and poverty alleviation in Africa. He said Kenya and Algeria has agreed to accelerate the creation of mechanisms for exchanging trade information and promotion for the two countries to realize their full trading potentials
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