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Bilateral Relations

  • Presentation of Credentials to H.E. President Mwai Kibaki of Kenya, on August 28, 2006.
  • Presentation of Credentials to H.E. President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, on May 7, 2008.
  • Presentation of Credentials to H.E. President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania, on September 11, 2008.
  • Presentation of Credentials as Permanent Representative in its capacity as Chilean Observer to the African Union, in Addis Ababa, on October 25, 2007.
  • I Africa-South American Summit, Abuja, Nigeria, November 26-28, 2006.
  • I Inter-Governmental Seminar on Cooperation and Development between Chile and the countries of East Africa, Nairobi, November 14 of 2007.
  • Visit of the Internal Revenue Service Director of Chile, Mr. Ricardo Escobar, and signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Chile and Kenya on Modernization of the Kenya Revenue Authority, on November 13 of 2007.
  • Visit of the Africa and Middle East Director from the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Manuel Hinojosa, and signing of the Agreement, which creates the Joint Cooperation Commission between Chile and Kenya.
  • Negotiations of a Cooperation Agreement between the Institutes of diplomatic formation and a scholarship to allow a young Kenyan diplomat pursue studies in the Diplomatic Academy of Chile.
  • Cooperation between the Navies to train and invite a young official of the Kenyan Navy to join the TS Esmeralda instruction cruise, between July and October of 2008.
  • Research visit to Chile by the Kenyan Rural Electrification Service Director on January 2008.
  • Increasing of the bilateral exchange between 2005 and 2007 in more than 150 percent. Launching of Ventisquero Wines and Concha y Toro campaign "Win a Trip to Chile". Participation in Kenyan Government biddings for the purchase of treated wood posts.
  • III Cooperation Seminar on Development Cooperation between Chile and Eastern and Southern Africa, Maputo, Mozambique, November 11 and 12 of 2008. Invitation of the Ministries of Planning of Kenya and Tanzania to government experts with regard to the fight against poverty.
  • Research visit to Chile of the Insurance Regulation Service of Kenya, invited by the Superintendency of Securities and Insurance of Chile and launching of a cooperation program.