Urban Governance in Kenya

Non-state Agencies with legal to stake in the ad hoc committees and the establishment of urban boards as provided for in the Urban Areas and Cities Act, 2011 has come together to establish the Urban Boards Non-state Agencies (UBNA) Caucus.

The caucus came into being in July 2017 with the primary purpose of fulfilling the spirit of the UACA as intended through the provisions of Part II (8,9) and Part III (13, 14). As the current cycle, of devolution promises to lay greater emphasis on sustainable urban development in line with the country’s commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and the New Urban Agenda (NUA), UBNA seeks to ensure that nomination of representatives of non-state sector mirror the expectations and standards of their nominating bodies.

The cooperating parties in the caucus include, the Civil Society Urban Development Platform (CSUDP), the Association of Professional Societies in East Africa (APSEA), the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK), the Kenya Institute of Planners (KIP), the Law Society of Kenya (LSK), the Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK), the Kenya Alliance of Residents Association (KARA), the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), and the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI).

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