Welcome to Kenya Embassy in Paris Website

Telephone

+ 33 156 62 25 25 

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri: 9am-1pm & 2pm-5pm
Closed: Weekend, Kenyan & French Holidays

Address

3 rue Freycinet 
75116 Paris 
Metro 9 Stop: Alma Marceau

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Email
paris@mfa.go.ke

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H.E PROF. JUDI WAKHUNGU, E.G.H.

H.E. Prof Judi Wakhungu EGH, is Kenya’s Ambassador to France, Holy See, Portugal, Serbia and Monaco. From 2013 to 2018 she served as Kenya’s Minister of Environment & Natural Resources.

Her legislation during her tenure as Minister is globally unmatched. These include banning single use plastic bags in Kenya in 2017; leading burning of Kenya’s ivory & rhino horn stockpiles in 2016 to curb illegal wildlife trade; enacting the Wildlife & Conservation Act 2013; Climate Change Act 2016; Water Act 2016; amending Environment Act 2015 & Forestry Act 2015. Leading the Waste Management Bill, and many other Environment & Conservation Regulations.

Prof Wakhungu is a recipient of many Awards including Honorary Doctorate of Science from University of Reading, Oceans Award 2018, Clark R, Bavin Award 2016, Distinguished Alumni Awards from Penn State University & St. Lawrence University. As Kenya’s first woman pioneer in Geology, she has the distinction of mentoring many STEM students.

A multi-talented achiever, the former international sportswoman was ranked Kenya’s top tennis player as a youngster.

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