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PRESIDENT RUTO's STRATEGIC DIPLOMACY SPEARHEADS KENYA's ENVIRONMENTAL STANCE. President William Ruto's visionary foreign policy has yielded substantial gains for Kenya, as exemplified by the confirmation of Nairobi as the chosen location for the new regional headquarters of the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA). This big decision was announced during a meeting at COP28, where President Ruto, GCA CEO Professor Patrick Verkooijen, and Nanne de Ru of Powerhouse Company convened. Notably, President Ruto yesterday secured a notable deal of over 600 billion for adaptation, mitigation, and infrastructure from the COP28. President Ruto, in a significant move, declared Kenya as the host of the GCA regional headquarters during the Africa Climate Summit. The environmentally conscious design of the headquarters, featuring green walls, roofs, and rain gardens, aligns with Kenya's steadfast commitment to sustainability. President Ruto's involvement with the GCA goes beyond symbolic gestures, as he joined the GCA Advisory Board in September 2023. His role entails guiding the mobilization of financial commitments for adaptation, a crucial aspect emphasized during the COP28 Adaptation Finance Summit for Africa. The establishment of the new GCA regional headquarters in Nairobi signals a transformative step, with research indicating a substantial tenfold increase in climate adaptation funding to $100 billion annually for Africa. Construction is scheduled to begin in March on the grounds of the Kenya School of Government, with completion expected in January 2025. This underscores Kenya's dedication to environmental resilience and President Ruto's commitment to positioning Africa at the forefront of global adaptation efforts. Nairobi's role as the host to international organizations like the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) further solidifies the city's status as a hub for global environmental initiatives. The Africa Climate Summit witnessed the unveiling of a groundbreaking partnership, as GCA, the University of Nairobi, the University of Groningen, and the Ministry of Youth Affairs, Sports, and the Arts of Kenya pledged to train one million young Kenyans from the Green Army in climate adaptation and leadership. President Ruto's visionary foreign policy, as showcased through these initiatives, not only establishes Kenya as a regional leader but also our nation's unwavering commitment to addressing the global climate crisis. Continue with the amazing work Mr.President.

  • Rotich Kim

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    Hardworking president

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    • Rashid Kamau

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      Long sighted leader with great commitments and love for the climate.

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      • Munene Mugambi

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        I'm worried we make a lot of commitments as a country without following through on them

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        • winnie nguru

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          Good job Mr President!

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          • Abraham Jok Atem

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            President Ruto is a potential leader. His aggressiveness in grave matters is spot on

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            • Gorffly mokua

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              Pride of Africa!💚💚👏

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