A Reflection on Kenya's Candidature for the United Nations Security Council Seat

The Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies held a forum to brainstorm on Kenya's Candidature for the UNSC Non-Permanent seat 2021-2022 on 24th January, 2020. Kenya’s candidature has been endorsed by the African Union but the insistency and consistency of Djibouti to vie for the same seat raises the fundamental question relating to the capacity of Africa to develop and support a common strategy for advancing the continent’s interests in global affairs. It further raises the question of the emerging debates on the issue of nationalism vs.