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Quick information guide

Treaties and Conventions to which Kenya is a signatory:

  • COMESA Treaty
  • East Africa Community Monetary Union Protocol
  • East Africa Community Common Market
  • Agreement on the World Trade Organisation
  • Agreement on the International Monetary Protocol


Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
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P.O Box 30551 – 00100 G.P.O
Tel: +254 20 3318888
Email: info@mfa.go.ke
Website: www.mfa.go.ke

Trade agreements signed by the Republic of Kenya

The responsibility for concluding treaties involving the Republic of Kenya lies with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Ministry is responsible for policy aspects, as well as matters of form and procedure.

The Ministry has a Treaty Section within the Legal Division that keeps records of bilateral and multi-lateral treaties involving Kenya. It runs an inquiry service that provides information on treaties to the public. The Ministry also coordinates Kenya’s responsibilities as depositary for certain treaties deposited with the Government of Kenya. Read More


COMESA TREATY Objectives of the common market attain    sustainable    growth    and   ...


Monetary Union to promote and maintain monetary and financial stability

Protocol On The Establishment Of The East African Community Common Market

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List of international instruments

Establishing the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

The   objective   of the   Agency   is to encourage  the  flow  of  investments  for  productive purposes among member countries, and in particular to developing member countries, thus supplementing the activities of the International Bank for  Reconstruction  and  Development  the  International  Finance Corporation  and  other  international  development finance institutions. Membership in the Agency shall be open to all members of the Bank and to Switzerland.

To serve its objective, the Agency shall:

  1. issue guarantees, including coinsurance and reinsurance, against non-commercial risks in respect  of  investments in  a  member country which flow from other member countries
  2. carry out appropriate complementary activities to promote the flow of investments to and among developing member countries; and
  3. exercise such  other  incidental  powers  as shall   be   necessary   or   desirable   in   the furtherance of its objective.

Read more on the treaty here