Young Women in the Diplomatic Arena;An event organized by Young Diplomats of Kenya and Turkish Embassy

It was a pleasure to attend a forum organized by the Young Diplomats of Kenya and The Turkish Embassy which was held on 13th July  2016 at the United Nations Office in Nairobi to discuss the Role of Young Women in International Affairs.

In attendance was The Director General UNON, H.E Ambassador Salhe-Work Zewde,The Chief Guest Amb. Simon Nabukwesi, Director Foreign Service Institute MFA,H.E Amb.Deniz Eke Turkish Ambassador to Kenya,Ms. Karen Freeman – Mission Director, USAID Kenya and East Africa and Mr. Moses Mwenda – Chairperson and Founder Young Diplomats of Kenya.

Young Diplomats of Kenya (YDK) is a pristine association of aspiring diplomats residing in Kenya, the first of its kind in Africa. It’s a platform for aspiring diplomats which seeks to recognize, mentor and empower the next generation of diplomats.

Young Diplomat of Kenya is fully recognized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. They play an important role in the growth of YDK. Their World class events build bridges and channels to engage all the key voices and major players in international affairs together to create tangible and measurable solutions to some of the world’s most challenging issues.

What transpired that day in Pictures
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Address by The Director General UNON, H.E Ambassador Salhe-Work Zewde
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Address by H.E Amb.Deniz Eke Turkish Ambassador to Kenya

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The Chief Guest Amb. Simon Nabukwesi, Director Foreign Service Institute MFA

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Ms. Karen Freeman – Mission Director, USAID Kenya and East Africa
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The Director General UNON, H.E Ambassador Salhe-Work Zewde and Moses Mwenda – Chairperson and Founder Young Diplomats of Kenya
VIO 2Violet Mbiti-Founder Young County Projects Kenya and Vijana Network International Limited

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Some of the participants taking a selfie with the Turkish Ambassador to Kenya , H.E Ambassador Deniz Eke

 

 

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This platform seeks to fill the knowledge and awareness gap regarding youth projects being implemented in the 47 counties in Kenya. It also highlights projects focusing on youth being implemented in 47 counties in Kenya by the national government,county governments,donor agencies,civil society organisations (CSOs),Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs),Donor Agencies,Community Based Organisations (CBOs),private sector and individuals and their impact to the communities. The projects lie within the social pillar,economic pillar and political pillar as enshrined in Vision 2030. Email: youthprojectskenya@gmail.com Facebook Page: Youth Projects Kenya Twitter : @YouthProjects

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