February 23, 2021 - 5 minutes read


By Francis Monyango

Functions of the Ministry

  • Management of Kenya’s Foreign Policy.
  • Coordinates Regional Peace Initiatives.
  • Ratification/Accession to Depository and Custodian of all International Treaties, Agreements and Conventions where Kenya is a party.
  • Promotion of Nairobi as a Hub for Multilateral Diplomacy.
  • Lobbying for Kenya Candidature in International Governance System.
  • Negotiation and Conclusion of Headquarters and Host Country Agreements with International Organizations and Agencies.
  • Oversight over Attaches.
  • Liaison with International and Regional Organizations.
  • Management of Kenya’s Missions and Embassies Abroad.
  • Liaison with Foreign Missions in Kenya.
  • Administration of Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities.
  • Coordination of State and Official Visits.
  • Handling of Protocol Matters.
  • Provision of Consular Services.
  • Management of Joint Commissions with other Countries.
  • Management of Bilateral and Multilateral Relations.
  • Official Communications on Foreign Affairs and Global Issues.
  • Facilitation of Kenya’s Migrant Labour.
  • Facilitation of Kenya’s Diaspora Issues.