Ms. Florence Syevuo is a renowned Civil Society Coalition Builder, Coordinator and Campaigner to ending poverty and inequalities in all its forms leaving no one behind.

Florence initially worked as a coordinator and youth champion for Millennium Development Goals since 2006 to 2015 jointly with the then Ministry of Devolution and Planning – MDGs Unit, United Nations Millennium Campaign and Kenya Youth Community Programme as convener of civil society organizations under the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP). Following a vast coalition building experience, Ms Syevuo was appointed as the County Coordinator of the SDGs Kenya Forum in 2016 to champion a harmonized approach to implementing the 2030 Agenda in Kenya by fostering partnership and ownership among all stakeholders.

Ms. Syevuo has been instrumental in numerous policy advocacy and change processes, generated research papers and key reports, and coordinated mass citizen mobilization for action events including Stand Up & Speak Out Campaign and Action 2015.

Ms Syevuo, together with colleagues have specialized as co-conveners facilitating civil society organizations joint action and engagement with government executive, legislature, judiciary arms and technical ministries, private sectors, academia and media to accelerate progress and to facilitate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development in Kenya.

She holds a Degree in Social Sciences, majoring in Social Work and currently finalizing on a Masters in International Relations and Diplomacy.

Key Roles

    • Kenya Interagency Technical SDGs Group/Committee Co-Chair.
    • Steering Committee Member, Global South-Transparency Accountability & Participation Network (TAP) 2019.
    • Kenya Interagency Committee member on Gender Statistics Making Every Woman and Girl Count.
    • Africa Board Member – Civic Commission for Africa on TICAD Process.
    • Advisory Committee Member – Deliver for Good Kenya Campaign.