Vision, Mission & Mandate


To be a leading government organization in developing and empowering youth for holistic participation in national developments


To provide leadership, coordination and an enabling environment for the development of Kenya youth through participatory engagements that serves their needs and aspirations for global competitiveness

Mandate of the state department

Reorganization of Government functions undertaken in 2018 through Executive Order No 1 of outlines directorate’s mandate

  1. Management of youth policy
  2. Youth empowerment
  3. Harnessing and developing youth talents for national development
  4. Mainstreaming youth in national development
  5. Managing and promoting engagement with youth for national development; and
  6. Collaborating and overseeing stakeholders engaged in youth promoting