Mwai Kibaki appointed Special Envoy
Born in 1931 in Gatuyaini (Kenya), Mwai Kibaki was the third President of Kenya, serving from December 2002 to April 2013. He previously served as a Vice-President of Kenya (1978-1988), and has held several other cabinet positions. In his capacity as President of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki initiated several reforms including free primary education for all children in Kenya (2003), and the revitalization of the healthcare system, among others.
He also spearheaded economic changes aimed at fostering the growth and development of Kenya. Since 2013, Mwai Kibaki has established the Mwai Kibaki Institute, which caters for several programmes including Water Diplomacy, Green Energy, Coffee Revitalization and many other development projects and activities.
Mwai Kibaki is also the Patron of the Millennium Water Alliance, a multi-donor-funded initiative that seeks to make potable drinking water accessible to communities that are under threat of water security and scarcity.