In marking the first anniversary of UNHCR’s Global Action Plan to End Statelessness in 10 Years, a two-day exhibition was held at the Nairobi National Museum in Kenya on 28th and 29th October 2015.
The Nubian Rights Forum in collaboration with UNHCR and the Department of Civil Registration have organized a 3-day mobile Birth Registration Campaign in Kibra, Nairobi.
Hundreds attended the one day clean-up exercise in Eastleigh organised by UNHCR jointly with partners in collaboration with the County Government of Nairobi.
UNHCR has a mandate to identify, reduce and prevent statelessness, as well as to protect stateless persons in Kenya
Team and Team International, a South Korean NGO and operational partner of UNHCR in the water sector, handed over a new borehole in Kakuma 1.
The artists working with refugee youth under the ‘Artists for Refugees’ program included 7 refugees from Sudan, Somali, Burundi, Congo and one artist from the host community (Turkana).
UNHCR Kenya took part in a training under the Kenya/Somali Forced Migrants Rights Initiative Project organised.
Awer Mabil, a former South Sudanese refugee and current football star at Australian top league football club Adelaide United, returned to Kakuma Refugee Camp to launch a powerful initiative called “Barefoot to Boots.”
There was pomp and endless gaiety in Kakuma which was the epicenter of World Refugee Day celebrations in Kenya.
UNHCR and partners in conjunction with Danish Refugee Council, University of Nairobi and the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government organized a business forum ahead of the World Refugee Day Celebration
UNHCR supports the Day of the African Child 2015 themed ‘End Child Marriage in Africa’.
Nyachot squints up at the midday sun above Kakuma Camp as she stirs the daily meal for her family.