Pointed Resolutions from the 9th National and County Coordinating Summit
September 25, 2023 | 2:15 pm
A communique with 23 resolutions on matters of common interest affecting the national and county governments was issued during the 9th Ordinary Session of the National and County Coordinating Summit, held from 12 to 13 February 2023, in Naivasha.
Among the resolutions was the requirement for county governments to develop a framework on Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE), and seek advice from the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) on an affordable package for the management of the function.
The resolution also called upon county governments to draw resources from their own revenues to support ECDE.
Further, the resolutions urged SRC to undertake an assessment of health workers with a view to facilitating Collective Bargaining Agreement/Negotiations.
The Summit, organised by the Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee (IGRTC), was chaired by H.E. President William Ruto, and attended by Hon. Ann Waiguru, Chairperson, Council of Governors.
Also present were, H.E. Rigathi Gachagua, Deputy President, H.E. Musalia Mudavadi, Prime Cabinet Secretary, 47 county governors, among other invited guests from public service institutions. Lyn Mengich, SRC Chairperson, and Anne Gitau, Commission Secretary/CEO, represented SRC.
IGRTC, as the secretariat of the Summit, shall oversee the implementation of the Summit resolutions, jointly with the national and country governments, and other public service institutions.
The Summit is a consultative forum that brings together the national and county governments, as established under Section 8 of the Intergovernmental Relations Act, 2012. As part of its mandate, IGRTC continues to facilitate consultations between the two levels of government through the Summit.