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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
Old Treasury Building, Harambee Avenue
P.O Box 30551 – 00100 G.P.O
Tel: +254 20 3318888
Email: info@mfa.go.ke
Website: www.mfa.go.ke

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


Objectives of the common market attain    sustainable    growth    and    development   ...


Monetary Union to promote and maintain monetary and financial stability

Protocol On The Establishment Of The East African Community Common Market

operationalized through a work programme of 4 main pillars
angle-left Protocol On Patents And Industrial Designs Within The Framework Of The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO)

These are the regulations for implementing the protocol on patents and industrial designs within the framework of the African regional intellectual property organization (ARIPO)

The  African  Regional  Intellectual  Property  Organization  (ARIPO)  is  empowered  to  grant patents  and  to  register  utility  models  and  industrial  designs  and  to  administer  such  patents,  utility models and industrial designs on behalf of Contracting States in accordance with the provisions of the Protocol, through its Secretariat.

Read more on the protocols