On the 17th June, 2020 Kenya, will be on the ballot paper for one of the five vacant slots reserved for non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council. Africa Union reaffirmed its trust in Kenya’s leadership by endorsing Kenya’s candidature.
Kenya’s campaign has been based on Ten Point Agenda focused on regional and global concerns as follows;
- Building Bridges
- Peace keeping and Support Operations
- Regional Peace and Security
- Countering Terrorism and Prevention of violent Extremism
- Humanitarian Action
- Justice, Human Rights and Democracy
- Women in Peace & Security
- Youth Empowerment
- Environment & Climate Change Agenda
- Sustainable Development Goals
In Africa, Kenya is an anchor state and guarantor of regional peace and security. Kenya made immense contributions in the process leading to the signing of comprehensive Peace Agreement also known as the “Naivasha Agreement” in 2005 between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement. It also played a key role in the Somalia Peace Process and continue to support South Sudan and Somalia in their peace and state building efforts…Read More
Click here for Amb. Macharia Kamau, CBS Principal Secretary, Ministry of Foreign affairs statement on Kenya’s role on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals.
Click here for Kenya’s campaign.