Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Kenya)

Last updated on 12 June 2017

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kenya is the Kenyan government ministry which oversees the foreign relations of Kenya.

The Ministry was established in 1963 after Kenya's independence. Since independence, Kenyan foreign policy has been designed and guided by the principles of peaceful co-existence, preservation of national security, peaceful settlement of disputes, non-interference in the internal affairs of other states, non-alignment, national interest and adherence to the Charters of the United Nations and African Union.

A Service Charter, based on the current Strategic Plan and the Foreign Policy document, has been developed to guide the operations of the Foreign Ministry so that the Ministry could successfully implement its core mandate and functions. The Strategic Plan sets out what the Ministry is and what it does. The Ministry has developed a self-assessment mechanism, the Performance Contact, to facilitate delivery of services within predetermined targets.

Coat of arms of Kenya (Official).svg
Coat of arms of Kenya (Official).svg

See also


  1. ^ "Ministry of Foreign Affairs : Contact Us". MoFA. Archived from the original on 3 May 2015. Retrieved 2015-05-28.
  2. ^ "Highlights Budget speech 2014/15". Business Daily. Retrieved 2015-05-28.
  3. ^ "Ministry of Foreign Affairs". MoFA. Retrieved 2015-05-28.

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