Kenya clears Sh4.4 billion arrears at UN

What you need to know:

  • During the 2012-2013 UN financial year, Kenya paid over Sh4.3 billion as its contribution to the regular budget.
  • Under-Secretary-General Yukio Takasu paid tribute to Kenya, saying the fulfilment of her financial obligations in its entirety is a clear indication of its commitment to the virtues espoused by the global organisation.
  • The contributions paid by Kenyans include dues for the UN regular budget, peacekeeping, tribunals and Capital Master Plan.

Kenya has entered the United Nations roll of honour after being named as one of the UN member states which have cleared all their outstanding dues.


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