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Consolidating Democratic Dividends for Sustainable Transformation in Kenya

18/11/2021 - 08:16
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The EU and UNDP signed the funding agreement on Elections Basket Fund.

On Wednesday 17th November, Ambassador Henriette Geiger, the European Union Ambassador to Kenya, and Mr. Walid Badawi, UNDP Resident Coordinator, signed a new funding agreement of EUR 4.7 million or KES 606,786,685 for the “Consolidating Democratic Dividends for Sustainable Transformation in Kenya” Basket Fund. The EU funding will primarily support democratic and civic education activities and political empowerment and participation of youth, women and minorities as well as ensuring that human rights defenders have resources to carry out their work.

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