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Inter Governmental Relations2018-04-02T07:43:14+00:00

Inter Governmental Relations

Section 13 (2) of the Intergovernmental relations Act 2012 empowers Cabinet Secretary to constitute intergovernmental consultative fora on sectoral issues of common interest to the national and county governments. The following fora have so far been established and operationalized.

  1. Industry, Trade and Cooperatives
  2. Information Communication and Technology
  3. Devolution and Planning
  4. Sports, Culture and the Arts
  5. Education
  6. Health
  7. East African Community (EAC) Labour and Social Protection
  8. Tourism
  9. Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development
  10. Environment & Natural Resources
  11. Water and Irrigation
  12. Lands and Physical Planning
  13. Energy and Petroleum
  14. Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
  15. Mining
  16. Public Service and Youth Affairs
  17. Gender Affairs
  18. The National Treasury

The National and County Government Co-ordinating Summit is the apex body for intergovernmental relations. It is composed of the President who is the chair or in his absence the Deputy President, and governors of the forty-seven counties. The chairperson of the Council of the Council of governors is the vice chairperson of the Summit. It provides a forum for consultation and co-operation between the national and county governments.

The Intergovernmental Budget and Economic Council comprise of the Deputy President who is the Chairperson, the Cabinet Secretary National Treasury, a representative of the Parliamentary Service Commission, a representative of the Judicial Service Commission, the Chairperson of the Commission on Revenue Allocation, the Chairperson of the Council of County Governors, every County Executive Committee member for finance, the Cabinet Secretary for intergovernmental relations. The purpose of the Council is to provide a forum for consultation and cooperation between the national government and   county governments on the contents of the Budget Policy Statement, the Budget Review and Outlook Paper and the Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy. 2) Nothing in this section may be construed as precluding a Cabinet Secretary from convening consultative fora on sectoral issues of common interest to the national and county governments


The council of Governors is a forum bringing together all the forty seven (47) Governors to provide a forum of consultation and sharing of information among county government Read More

This is a committee with the mandate of day to day administration of the Summit and Council of Governors. Read More

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