Source: EU Delegation to Kenya |

European Union (EU) Ambassador in first visit of Laikipia Country to launch joint projects with Laikipia County Government and Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)

During the two day visit, Ambassador Mordue will engage with county and national government officials, NGOs and local business representatives

The European Union Ambassador to Kenya, Mr Simon Mordue is on his first visit to Laikipia County from 20 - 21 September 2019, to visit ongoing European Union projects with the County government and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN (FAO.)  During the two day visit, Ambassador Mordue…

Source: EU Delegation to Kenya |

Regional Conference on Anti-Labour Trafficking Exchange of good practices among national anti-trafficking bodies in the Horn of Africa - Nairobi, 6-7 August 2019

Kenya has been identified as a source, transit, and destination country for victims of human trafficking

Every day young Kenyans leave their homes and move abroad, leaving behind their families and exchanging the warm familiarity of their own culture, traditions and social roots for an uncertain future in a foreign country. Most of them travel along the Eastern Migration Route towards the Gulf Countries, which offer…

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The European Union launches an innovative new tool to leverage investments in Kenya

The main objectives of the European Union’s External Investment Plan are to uplift private and public investment through a variety of financial instruments

The European Union officially launched its External Investment Plan (EIP) with the private sector in Kenya today.  At an outreach workshop held with entrepreneurs in Nairobi, the EU brought together key institutions and individuals that can take advantage of the many opportunities presented by the EIP.   The External Investment Plan…

Source: EU Delegation to Kenya |

European External Investment Plan Forum

The External Investment Plan (EIP) is an EU initiative launched in 2017 to boost investments of businesses and private investors in EU partner countries in Africa and the EU Neighbourhood regions

We are pleased to invite you to the outreach event on the EU External Investment Plan (EIP) jointly organised by the EU Delegation to Kenya and the European Commission services in Brussels. The event will be held on 12 June 2019, from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm, at the Tulip…

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Media Invite: Launch of Collaboration in the Cross Border Areas of the Horn of Africa

The High Representative / Vice-President is expected to set out the priorities for the European Union's strong engagement with the Horn of Africa region

Launch of the Collaboration in the Cross Border Areas Project by the European Union's High Representative/Vice-President, Ms Federica Mogherini on the occasion of her visit to Nairobi, Kenya Date: Tuesday 21 May 2019 Venue: United Nations Office in Nairobi, Conference Room I, Gigiri Time: 12.30 to 3 pm The High…

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The 28th European Film Festival: European and Kenyan Films, Masterclasses, Community Screenings & More from 4 to 26 May 2019

In addition to film screenings with European, African, and Kenyan films, the European Film Festival will include special engagements with invited European and Kenyan industry professionals

The 28th European Film Festival in Nairobi will take place from 4 to 26 May 2019. This follows a successful festival in 2018, which included over 40 feature length movies from 21 countries, Q&A Sessions with the film-makers, an exhibition on Portuguese cinema history, a concert and virtual reality screenings.…

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Africa-EU cooperation in Research & Innovation

Visit of Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon – President of the European Research Council

Date:       Wednesday 20 March 2019 Venue:  African Academy of Sciences, 8 Miotoni Lane, Karen, Nairobi Time:     9 am to 12:45 pm (optional: finger-lunch from 12:45 pm) On Wednesday 20 March 2019, European Research Council (ERC) President Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon and representatives of the European Commission will meet with African…

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Collaboration in the Cross Border Areas Project

The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Ms Federica Mogherini will visit Kenya on 12 February 2019

Event: Launch of the Collaboration in the Cross Border Areas Project by the European Union's High Representative/Vice-President, Ms Federica Mogherini on the occasion of her visit to Nairobi, Kenya Date:      Tuesday 12 February 2019 Venue:    United Nations Office in Nairobi, Conference Room I, Gigiri Time:      2 pm to 4:45 pm…

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European Union Operation Atalanta and Kenyan maritime authorities conducting joint exercises

European Union naval forces are working with other organisations to strengthen maritime security and protect vulnerable shipping in the Horn of Africa and in the Western Indian Ocean

Senior Kenyan and European officials are today meeting in Mombasa where the flagship of the European Union's Atalanta operation, the ITS Carlos Margottini, is making a port visit. Kenya's National Assembly is represented by members of its Defence and Foreign Relations Committee, led by its chairman Hon. Katoo Ole Metito.…