Functions of the Presidency

  • Overall policy direction and leadership
  • Promotion of national unity and protection of national interest
  • Civilian oversight of National Security and Strategy
  • Custodian of National Security Policy and Strategy
  • Oversight over the National Intelligence Service
  • Management of the Assumption of the Office of President
  • Co-ordination of Functions of Ministries and State Departments
  • Chair-Cabinet
  • Chair-National and County Governments co-ordinating Summit
  • Oversight of State Corporations
  • Appointment of the Attorney General
  • Intergovernmental Budget and Economic Policy Management
  • Advisory on the Management of Kenya’s International Boarders
  • Appointment of Cabinet Secretaries
  • Appointment of Principal Secretaries
  • Kenya South Sudan Liaison Services
  • Appointment of Chairpersons and Commissioners of Constitutional Offices
  • Appointment of High Commissioners and Ambassadors
  • Appointment of Chairpersons of State corporations
  • Appointment of State/Public Officers as provided by law
  • Establishment of Public Offices in Accordance with the Constitution
  • Conferment of Honours in the name of the people and the Republic
  • Administration of Power of Mercy
  • Accreditation of Foreign Diplomatic and Consular representatives
  • Annual reporting to parliament on the realization of National values, Principles of Governance, National Security and Fulfilment of Kenya’s International Obligations
  • National Cohesion and integration Policy
  • Cabinet Affairs and Secretariat
  • Co-ordinating Delivery of National Priorities and Flagship Programmes
  • Public Service Performance Management and Monitoring
  • Proclamation of Public Holidays
  • Co-ordination of Counter Terrorism Strategy and Policy Implementation
  • Co-ordination of Counter Radicalization, disengagement and Rehabilitation
  • Focal Point for Bilateral and Multilateral Partnerships in Counter Terrorism
  • Creation and co-ordination on Inquiries and Tribunals
  • Parliamentary liaison
  • Co-ordination of Constitutional Commissions
  • Government Spokesperson