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KIPPRA Executive Director pays a courtesy call on CBK Governor

Dr Ngugi and Dr Njoroge discussed the possible areas of collaboration with regards to 5th KIPPRA Annual Regional Conference which will be held from 15th-17th June 2022.

Dr Ngugi provided an overview of the conference, including the theme and the overall objectives. She noted that the Institute organizes the annual conferences in fulfilment of its mandate to provide a platform for policy dialogue among stakeholders in the public policy space to explore and discuss potential areas and opportunities to exploit in forging a common front to accelerate achievement of a sustainable and inclusive development.

Dr Njoroge, on his part, hailed KIPPRA for initiating the conference, saying the forum provides an important platform to discuss pertinent policy issues and find solutions to promote inclusive growth. The Governor said there was need to take a close and honest look at issues of youth unemployment and how to harness the youth demographic dividend to propel growth. He also urged KIPPRA to consider discussions on income inequalities and how to bridge them, especially for the vulnerable in society. 

The Governor pledged to support KIPPRA in the conference, including attending and providing technical staff to make presentations and participate in panel discussions on various issues, including fintech and financial inclusion. Dr Njoroge also congratulated KIPPRA on the celebration of its silver jubilee

KIPPRA Executive Director Dr Rose Ngugi poses for a photo with CBK Governor Dr Patrick Njoroge after the courtesy call

Dr Ngugi and Dr Njoroge discussed the possible areas of collaboration with regards to 5th KIPPRA Annual Regional Conference which will be held from 15th-17th June 2022. The Central Bank Governor pledged to grace the KIPPRA @25 celebrations as chief guest. The celebration will be part of the 5th Annual Regional Conference.

KIPPRA Executive Director Dr Rose Ngugi( third right) and CBK Governor Dr Patrick Njoroge (third left) pose for a group photo with KIPPRA and CBK staff

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