Source: EU Delegation to Kenya |

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…

Source: EU Delegation to Kenya |

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.…

Source: EU Delegation to Kenya |

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…

Source: EU Delegation to Kenya |

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…

Source: EU Delegation to Kenya |

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.…

Source: EU Delegation to Kenya |

Kenya: European Union signs one million euro grant to support the Makueni Fruit Processing Plant

Fifteen counties (Baringo, Kisii, Kisumu, Kwale, Laikipia, Makueni, Marsabit, Migori, Nyandarua, Samburu, Taita Taveta, Tana River, Uasin Gishu, Wajir and West Pokot) were invited to develop proposals of their choice and receive a grant of up to 1 Million Euros

The European Union confirmed its support towards strengthening and realisation of devolution in Kenya through the signing of a 1 million-Euro (Ksh 120,000,000 million) grant towards the Mango and fruit processing plant for Makueni County, the first county to benefit from an investment grant under the Instrument for Devolution Advice…

Source: EU Delegation to Kenya |

European Union brings relief to Ethiopians Displaced into Kenya after unrest

The humanitarian aid will directly benefit 10,000 people from 2,000 households, the entire population so far of those displaced and taking refuge in three centres in Moyale town in Northern Kenya

In response to displacement of thousands of Ethiopians, who fled into Kenya after a military operation last month, the European Commission has provided EUR 100,000 in humanitarian funding to assist the most affected people. This EU-funding will support the Kenya Red Cross in delivering much needed relief assistance in basic…

Source: EU Delegation to Kenya |

Statement by the Spokesperson ahead of the re-run of the elections in Kenya on 26 October

The European Union is committed to continue supporting the advancement of democratic governance in Kenya and to provide assistance to the IEBC

The European Union is closely following developments in the Republic of Kenya, ahead of the re-run of the presidential election, which is scheduled for October 26th. Following the Supreme Court ruling annulling the 8 August 2017 presidential election, it is crucial that all political actors respect the independence of the Independent Electoral and…