Kenya Economic Update: How Can Young Kenyans Access Better Jobs?

From World Bank

Kenya is not short of jobs; it is short of high productivity jobs. This is one of the main findings of the 13th edition of the Kenya Economic Update. Kenya’s economy is creating more jobs than in the past, but these are mainly in the informal services sector and are low productivity jobs. […]

1 April 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

Envoy on Youth visits the Westgate shopping mall after last month’s terrorist attack, pays respect to victims

17 October 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth begins official visit to Kenya and Ethiopia, meets with senior UN officials

15 October 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

UN-Habitat trains East African youth on energy efficiency

Some 30 young people drawn from Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda gathered in Karen, Nairobi, last week for a training organized by UN-Habitat called ‘Hands-on training course on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies for Youth Empowerment’.

The training, running from 8 to 12 July 2013 was held by UN-Habitat in conjunction with the Climate Action Programme […]

3 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Organization of African Youth (OAY) presents Youth Unit with a certificate of appreciation

Leaders of the Kenyan chapter of the Organization of African Youth (OAY) paid a courtesy call on UN-Habitat to thank the agency for its support in hosting the African Youth conference on the Post 2015 Development Agenda that was held on 17th to 19th December 2012.

The conference’s aim was to address the role of young […]

30 August 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Search Begins for Kenya’s Young Green Leaders

29 August 2013|News for Youth|

As elections approach school kids cast their vote against violence in Kenya

“You are coming with us,” the police officer says as he hauls the man out of the house, his wife crying hysterically behind them. Their daughter was kept home from school to do housework — an illegal form of child abuse—but at home, while her mother is out, her father sexually assaults her.

“Stop, please stop,” […]

26 August 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|