UN works in the governance sector to support Government in building institutions and processes that are more responsive to the needs of citizens
The United Nations has partnered with the Government of Kenya to launch a program aimed at building institutions and processes that are more responsive to the needs of citizens especially the poor and marginalized, The Consolidating democratic dividend for sustainable transformation in Kenya project is working towards achieving vision 2030 political pillar which envisions a democratic system that is issue-based, people-centered, results-oriented and accountable to the public.
Through support from UNDP, UN Women and Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the project will work towards transforming the country’s political governance across five strategic areas of the Rule of Law, Electoral and Political Processes, Democracy and Public Service Delivery, Transparency and Accountability, Security Peace Building and Conflict Management.
Speaking during the launch the UN Resident Coordinator, Dr. Stephen Jackson said UN’s intervention in democratic governance will ensure that devolution meets citizens’ needs in accordance with the Constitution.
“We recognize the long-standing relationship that the UN and the government has had since the 90s that led to the 2010 constitution that has been touted as one of the most progressive constitution