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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 Protocol On The Establishment Of The East African Community Common Market

The Tripartite agenda is focused on, and underpinned by, a robust Vision and Strategy, which is operationalized through a work programme whose main pillars include the following:

  1. Harmonization and improvement of functionality of regional trading arrangements and programmes, including establishing a Tripartite Free Trade Area encompassing its 26 member countries - a major step towards establishment of the African Economic Community;
  2. Enhancement of trade facilitation to improve the flow of goods along regional transport corridors by lowering transit times and the cost of trading;
  3. Joint planning and implementation of infrastructure programmes, which mainly comprises surface (road, rail, border posts, seaports) and air transport, ICT, and energy; and
  4. Free movement of business persons within the Tripartite region.   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 ...