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Finish Embassy at the Council of Governors

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A delegation from the Finish Embassy paid the Council of Governors a courtesy visit to establish future collaborations with the 47 County Governments. The delegation of 12 members led by the Ambassador Tarja Fernandez was received by the Council of Governors CEO Mrs Jacqueline Mogeni.

Mrs Mogeni, who was flanked by COG Directors and Heads of Committees took the delegation through the role and the history of the institution. “Our role is to coordinate, facilitate and build capacity of County Governments. With time, our responsibility has grown. As a secretariat we now support CECs and Directors. We also act as referral points and monitor implementation of projects,” stated the CEO.

Ambassador Tarja Fernandez stated that her country supports devolution because it brings about equity.

In attendance were Tony Paso - Team Leader Kenya , Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Åsa Wallendahl - Counsellor Embassy of Finland, Leena Faurie - Desk Officer , Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Wacheke Michuki - Governance Coordinator, Georginah Gichohi - Coordinator FEC, Kamau Waithaka - Project Coordinator (Forestry and water).

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