KENYA WEEK IN PARIS COMMUNIQUE 9th – 13th NOVEMBER 2009 UNESCO HEADQUARTERS PARIS
The Kenya Unesco Office and the Kenya Embassy in France are jointly organizing the Kenya Week in Paris from Monday 9th to Friday 13th November 2009. The week-long event will present diverse facets of Kenya through different activities to be held within and outside UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
During this week, an exhibition will showcase Kenyan Culture, People, Products, Sports and Natural & Cultural Sites inscribed on the World Heritage List. It will include multimedia presentations. (9th – 13th November, Salle Pas Perdus, UNESCO)
The Kenya-France Business Day, entirely dedicated to promoting business, trade and investment between Kenya and France will be held on the 9th November at the Paris Chambers of Commerce. Promotion of existing business relations and exploration of new trade and investment opportunities are at the heart of this event.
The Kenya Minister for Gender will be the key speaker at a conference on the theme "Women Empowerment in Kenya" to be held during the Kenya Week. Several high-level personalities will also participate in this conference.
An afternoon of athletics, fun and games dubbed Fungana Kenya Cross Country shall be held on Wednesday 11th November at the Porchefontaine Sports Complex in Versailles. French athletes and the general public will race alongside and interact with some of Kenyaï¿½s most talented and record breaking athletes.
The highlight of the Week shall be a Cultural and Artistic Evening Gala where guests will be treated to Kenyan sounds and rhythms and have a glimpse of Kenya’s vibrant fashion industry during a fashion show. (Friday 13th Nov, Room 1, UNESCO)
The Kenya Delegation to UNESCO
Tel: 01 45 68 32 81
The Kenya Embassy Paris
Tel: 01 56 62 25 25