The German Embassy Nairobi is in charge of the bilateral relations not only with Kenya but also with Somalia and the Seychelles.
The Ambassador is also accredited as Germany's Permanent Representative at the UN organizations UNEP and UN-HABITAT in Nairobi.
Joint Statement by Heads of Mission in Kenya, 15 June 2017
As Heads of Mission from international partners supporting Kenya's August 8 elections, we met this morning with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman and Commissioners. We congratulated the Commission on the important National Elections Conference held in Nairobi on 13-14 June, which allowed participants to discuss electoral preparations and to make clear their support for free, fair, credible, and peaceful elections.
Joint Statement by Heads of Mission in Kenya [pdf, 451.58k]
International Heads’ of Mission Statement on Kenya’s Political Party Primary Process, 3rd of May 2017
As friends of Kenya, we congratulate the many Kenyans who peacefully participated in the recent political party primaries by voting and supporting the integrity of the process. We also welcome the large number of women and young candidates and voters...
International Heads’ of Mission Statement [pdf, 267.3k]
Germany’s G20 presidency
Germany will be holding the presidency of the G20 in 2017. The summit of the heads of state and government and representatives of international organisations will be held in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017. A number of G20 ministers’ conferences are scheduled to take place prior to this. The G20 Foreign Ministers met in Bonn on 16 and 17 February 2017. The summit and ministers’ meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to raise awareness of new issues in international affairs.
Further information is available on the following webpages:
Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Former Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.
Germany’s candidacy on the Security Council
Mogadishu, 12 January, 2017 - The EU welcomes the election of the Leadership of the House of the People. It is an important step in Somalia's political transition that will allow Somalia to soon conclude the indirect parliamentary electoral process that started in 2016. The newly elected parliamentarians will now, through their actions, have to earn the trust and confidence of the Somali people.
Local EU Statement on Election of the Leadership of the House of the People in Somalia