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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

Contacts

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Old Treasury Building, Harambee Avenue
P.O Box 30551 – 00100 G.P.O
NAIROBI, Kenya
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

Information guide

angle-left Articles of Agreement of The International Monetary

The purposes of the International Monetary Fund are:

  1. To promote international monetary cooperation through a permanent  institution  which  provides  the  machinery  for  consultation  and  collaboration  on  international  monetary  problems
  2. To facilitate the expansion and balanced growth of inter- national trade, and to contribute thereby to the promotion and maintenance of  high  levels  of  employment  and  real  income and to the development of the productive resources of all members as primary objectives of economic policy.
  3. To   promote   exchange   stability,   to   maintain   orderly   exchange arrangements among  members,  and  to  avoid  competitive exchange depreciation.
  4. To assist in the establishment of a multilateral system of payments in respect of current transactions between members and in the elimination of foreign  exchange  restrictions which hamper the growth of world trade. 
  5. To give    confidence to  members by   making the   general resources  of  the  Fund  temporarily  available  to  them  under  adequate  safeguards,  thus  providing  them  with  opportunity  to  correct  maladjustments  in  their  balance  of payments without resorting to measures destructive of national or international prosperity.(vi) In accordance with the above, to shorten the duration and lessen  the  degree  of  disequilibrium  in  the  international  balances of payments of members. Download treaty here

List of international treaties

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 Cotonou Agreement

focuses on reducing and eventually eradicating poverty

List of international instruments

Establishing the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency The   objective   of the   Agency   is to encourage  the  flow ...