Mission Statement

The Kenya Mission to the United Nations in Geneva coordinates Kenya’s overall representation in all meetings, governing bodies and conferences that are held in the international organisations in Geneva.In line with Kenya’s foreign policy the Geneva Mission seeks to promote and protect the interests of Kenya in the multilateral setting in Geneva.  To this end in partnership with Member States of the United Nations and other International Organisations the Permanent Mission works towards the achievement of a just and equitable economic and social order.  Its aim is to enhance the socio-economic development of Kenya and the quality of life for the Kenyan people.

Objectives

In line with Kenya’s foreign policy the Geneva Mission seeks to promote and protect the interests of Kenya in the multilateral setting in Geneva.  To this end in partnership with Member States of the United Nations and other International Organisations the Permanent Mission works towards the achievement of a just and equitable economic and social order.  Its aim is to enhance the socio-economic development of Kenya and the quality of life for the Kenyan people.The Kenya Mission to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Switzerland was established in 1985 to represent Kenya’s national interests in the entire multilateral system in Geneva.  There are over 27 specialized agencies in Geneva dealing with important areas such as Disarmament, Human Rights, Refugees, Migration, Labour, Humanitarian, Economic and Trade, Intellectual Property Rights, Health and Telecommunications.  
Among the core interests include:
  • Promotion and protection of Kenya's interests,
  • Promotion of peace,
  • Projecting Kenya's Image in all international fora, and
  • Promoting trade, economic relations and tourism

The Kenya Mission to the United Nations in Geneva coordinates Kenya’s overall representation in all meetings, governing bodies and conferences that are held in the international organisations in Geneva.