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08 Feb

Rwandans are called on to practice Sports and Hygiene to prevent cancers

Click through to read more as Rwanda joined other countries worldwide to celebrate the World Cancer Day on February 4th 2018.

18 Dec

UN urges international cooperation to make migration safer in a world on the move

Message from the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the occasion to mark International Migrants Day 2017. 

24 Nov

UNICEF and the Government of Djibouti visit Rwanda on a study tour to learn from Rwanda’s success in early childhood development initiatives

Read about the merits of South-South Cooperation which lead to a seven-person delegation from Djibouti visting Rwanda in November. The Djiboutian delegation spent several days learning from Rwanda’s success in implementing early childhood development initiatives.

07 Nov

WFP innovation has promoted small-holder farmers’ savings and loan access from micro-finance institutions

Click to read more about a pilot scheme currently being implemented by WFP with NGO partner ICCO-TERAFINA, aimed at linking small-holder farmers to financial institutions through solidarity savings groups as part of WFP’s Farm to Market Alliance activities (FtMA),

31 Oct

UN Week 2017: Celebrating 72 years of UN activities with the Rwandan community

The United Nations family in Rwanda decided this year to celebrate the UN Day by having a series of activities that directly benefit the community starting on the 24th October and spanning the entire week which included a Blood Donation Drive, UN Reception and taking part in monthly community work, Umuganda. Click through to find out more about thr UN Week 2017 activties.  

20 Oct

Prevention of Torture: UN human rights body suspends Rwanda visit citing obstructions

Statement regarding the visit of the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) to Rwanda. 

16 Oct

Strong Family Values And Child Care headline festivities to mark IDGC 2017, launch of 16 days of activism

On the occasion to mark International Day of the Girl Child, UN Resident Coordinator Fode Ndiaye called for enhanced leveraging of opportunities made available by Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to ensure families make better decisions for their well being, and the development of the country.

12 Oct

UN torture prevention body to visit Rwanda

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) is due to visit Rwanda from 15 to 21 October to advise the authorities on the establishment of a national detention monitoring body officially known as the National Prevention Mechanism (NPM).

06 Oct

UNHCR, WFP and Equity Bank sign agreement to provide more dignified living conditions to refugees in Rwanda through cash-based assistance programme

Click to read about how the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in collaboration with World Food Programme (WFP) and Equity Bank Rwanda are now providing cash-based assistance in lieu of in kind support for refugees living in camps in Rwanda.

Meet your UN

Working for the UN gives me great satisfaction because I’ve always been incredibly passionate about human rights, and the UN provides me with a great platform to follow this passion.

Chris Mburu
Senior Human Rights Advisor / OHCHR

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