3rd July 2019
On 2nd July 2019, the Mission hosted a get together Party/ Diaspora meeting in Osaka city for Kenyans living Osaka city and Hyogo prefecture. During the meeting, discusssions mainly focused on Kenya Diaspora participation during the TICAD VII Diaspora side event organised by Kenya in collaboration with IMO and AUC. Meanwhile, the Diaspora also appealed to the Mission to facilitate them to replace their ordinary Passports with E- Passports at the Embassy without having to travel to Kenya for renewals amongst othe consular matters impacting on their welfare. The meeting was also attedned by Ms. Heather Munyao, Investment Promotion Officer from Kenya Investment Authority who was participating in Kenya SDGs Business workshop, Ms. Naoko Yagi, Trade Assistant at the Embassy, a Representative from UNIDO-ITPO, Tokyo, and invited Japanese private sector representatives.
Prof.Francis Otieno (Ritsumeikan University) front left, next to Mr.Kaliih (2nd left) moderated the Diaspora meeting
Diaspora during the interactive Session.