Trade

CHAPTER THREE: POLICY ACTIONS

3.1. Pillar 1: The State Duty to Protect [Page 23]

Policy Actions

The Government will:

13) review current trade and investment promotion agreements and bring them into compliance with the Constitution and international human rights standards and to also ensure that they are not used to facilitate illicit financial flows and tax evasion by businesses.

 

CHAPTER FOUR: IMPLEMENTATION AND MONITORING [Page 27]

To ensure that the measures proposed in this NAP are implemented, there shall be a NAP steering committee overseen by the Department of Justice and the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights. The Implementing Committee will consist of representatives from the following institutions:

  1. Ministry of Trade and Industrialisation

4.1. SUMMARY OF POLICY ACTIONS [Annex]  

Strategic Objective Policy Actions Responsible Actor(s)
Strategic Objective 1:

Enhance existing policy, legal, regulatory and administrative framework for ensuring respect of human rights by business through legal review and development of specific guidance for business

 

Review current trade and investment promotion agreements and bring them in consonance with the Constitution and the state’s international human rights obligations.  
Strategic objective 2:

Enhance understanding of the obligation of business to respect human rights

Training for national and county government ministries, departments and agencies involved in:

 Licencing and Regulation of business

 Negotiation of trade and investment treaties

 Promotion of investments and trade