Bilateral and UN Relations

Norway established diplomatic relations with Kenya shortly after the country became independent in 1963. From the latter part of 1960 up to 1990, Norwegian development assistance played a major role in the relations between the two countries. In 1990, Kenya suspended its diplomatic relations with Norway, due to Norway's criticism of human rights violations. In 1994, diplomatic relations were... Read more

Norway is actively engaged in supporting the stabilization of Somalia. Read more

Norway has a good collaboration with the Seychelles on maritime affairs. Read more

Nairobi serves as headquarter to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) - the only UN headquarter in a developing country. The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) provides administrative and other support services to UNEP and UN-Habitat as well as to the many national and regional offices of other UN organisations base... Read more