Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary ambassador Monica Juma has announced that Nairobi has been chosen to host another United Nations body.
Speaking on Saturday, Juma said the Kenyan capital will be home to one of the three United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) regional headquarters in Africa.
Juma has announced the news following a meeting with the organization's head Filippo Grandi in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
CS Juma has also held discussions with the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Africa Bintou Keita.
The two have discussed the consolidation of UN operations in Africa for the effective delivery of services.
They have also discussed the region's peace and security and how to improve peace operations.
Juma has also confirmed that Kenya has been re-elected to the 15-member African Union Peace and Security Council for another three-year term.
Nairobi currently hosts the UN-Habitat Regional Office in Africa (ROA) and the UN Environment Program (UNEP).