Rethinking Kenya’s diplomacy ahead of UN seat bid

The pride of a people is held high among nations and is judged by the level of diplomacy held by the state. In the recent past, there have been efforts by Kenya to secure important positions and promote certain agenda at the multilateral level — the African Union and the United Nations.

Most notable remain the campaign for the seat of the chairperson of the African Union Commission, and the infamous shuttle diplomacy campaign that sought to postpone action for a period of 12 months against the Ocampo Six following the 2007-08 post-election violence to allow for local trials.

Read More: https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/08/11/okwemba-rethinking-kenyas-diplomacy-ahead-of-un-seat-bid_c1800522

Published by Joel Okwemba

Budding intellectual and practitioner of diplomacy focused on enhancing the peace and security agenda through a multi-sectoral approach and research. Managing Director of the Centre for International and Security Affairs.

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