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08 Mar

UN Secretary-General's message on International Women’s Day 2017

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' message on International Women’s Day 2017. 

17 Feb

Disaster resilient houses handed over to Ngororero residents

Read about the handing-over ceremony of 11 houses that have been constructed to accommodate Rwandans previously living in high risk zones in Kabaya Sector, Ngororero District under the “Strengthening human security by enhancing resilience to natural disasters and climate-related threats in Ngororero District”.

15 Feb

Rwanda celebrates World Radio Day for the first time to support freedom of expression and diversity of cultural expressions

For the first time ever in Rwanda, World Radio Day was observed under the theme, Public Particiaption: "Radio is You!" Click through to read all about it. 

02 Feb

At African Union Summit, UN chief Guterres spotlights need to strengthen cooperation

In his first address to the African Union since taking office, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres underscored the importance of a strategic AU-UN partnership for building sustainable development and advancing peace and security on the continent.

31 Jan

Statement by Mr. Lamin Momodou Manneh, One UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative at the launching ceremony of the Rwanda Governance Scorecard (RGS) 2016

Statement by Mr. Lamin Momodou Manneh, One UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative at the launching ceremony of the Rwanda Governance Scorecard (RGS) 2016

24 Dec

200 vulnerable families to benefit from a new Model Green Village inaugurated in Nyabihu District

Read all about the joy and jubilation of 450 families, now proud owners of 200 new households, as Kabyaza Model Green Village is officially inaugurated. The model village features 45 cowsheds, 45 Biogaz digesters, as well as 3.8 Km long internal access roads.

23 Dec

Speech by UNRC Lamin Manneh at the inauguration of Kabyaza Model Green Village

Speech delivered by the UN Resident Coordonator Lamin Manneh, on the occasion to mark the inauguration of the Kabyaza Model Green Village located in Nyabihu District, Western Province of Rwanda. The village contains 200 houses given to locals who previously resided in natural disaster-prone areas. 

15 Dec

UNICEF Rwanda commemorates the organisation’s 70th anniversary with a special screening of “The Beginning of Life”

During a special event at Kigali Century Cinema, UNICEF Rwanda celebrated the organisation’s 70th anniversary, as well as 30 years of successful collaboration with the Government of Rwanda and its partners. The event began with a reception at the theatre, uniting UNICEF’s partners and UNICEF staff to celebrate the achievements made together for children in Rwanda. Following the reception, UNICEF offered a special screening of the inspiring documentary on Early Childhood Development, “The Beginning of Life.” 

10 Dec

United Nations Secretary-General's Message for International Human Rights Day 2016

Message from the United Nations Secretary General Ban ki-Moon on the occasion to mark International Human Rights Day 2016. 

Meet your UN

I am fortunate that I get to engage with my biggest interest - peace building - in such a varied way. Working for the UN provides me a forum where I can deeply engage with and advance my passion for peace building and women's empowerment. 

Anna Larsson
Intern - Democratic Governance and Peace Consolidation Unit / UNDP

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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