Events and News

19 January 2024

On November 1, 2023, the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) had the honor of hosting His Majesty King Charles III during his official visit to the only United Nations headquarters located in the Commonwealth. 

Two activities also took place to coincide with His Majesty’s visit. First, there was the inaugural in-person meeting of the Sustainable Market Initiative Africa Council, comprising private sector leaders from across the globe working to strengthen global partnerships around climate finance and urban sustainability. 

15 July 2021

A Kenyan peacekeeper, who recently completed her assignment in Darfur, Sudan is selected to receive the 2020 United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award.

15 July 2021

The 2021 edition of the Africa Dialogue Series (ADS), the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA)’s flagship event, begins today and will continue throughout May, which is also Africa month. This year’s ADS celebrates Africa’s identity, culture, history and achievements. It also brings together key stakeholders to discuss challenges and opportunities for Africa. 

15 July 2021

The Security Council has formally selected Secretary-General António Guterres as its nominee to serve a second five-year term in the UN’s top job.

The recommendation, made in a resolution adopted by acclamation in a private meeting, now goes to the 193-member General Assembly for formal approval.