About us

The Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in Addis Ababa is a unique mission in both its history and scope of work. Our mission is to optimize existing, and create new, opportunities for the realization of the strategic Objectives of Kenya’s foreign policy in Ethiopia, Djibouti, within IGAD, the African Union, UNECA, and other International Organizations operating out of Addis Ababa

As a bilateral station, the Addis Ababa Embassy is accredited to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Republic of Djibouti. Kenya is pursuing a long term developmental strategy, the Vision 2030, which aims at transforming the country into a newly industrialized and or a middle-income country by the year 2030. To achieve this, the Embassy has always been able to consistently provide relevant information to prospective partners, investors and business people seeking to invest in Kenya.

As a multilateral station, the mission is accredited to multilateral institutions operating at the regional, continental and global levels. Regionally, the mission is accredited to the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) whose mandate is to assist and complement the efforts of the Member States to achieve, through increased cooperation food Security and environmental protection; peace and security and economic cooperation and integration. At the continental level, the mission is accredited to the African Union, whose vision is an “An integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in global arena.”

This year as we continue to celebrate our fifty years since we attained independence, we intend to rebrand the website to make your interaction with us more effective and dynamic. Over the years, the mission working within the African Union framework has increasingly influenced continental and global policies. Bilaterally the mission has immensely contributed to the nurturing, deepening and sustaining the cordial relations with Ethiopia and Djibouti.