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26 Aug

Rwanda Celebrates International Youth Day

On August 22nd, 2015 Rwanda celebrated International Youth Day, under the global theme of “Youth Civic Engagement”.

21 Aug

Africa Unites Against Gender Based Violence

KICD Command Post exercise “Africa UNITE II”
Kigali, Rwanda 17 – 19th August 2015

03 Aug

Rwanda on Track to a Green Growth Economy

Rwanda has long been committed to tackling the issue of climate change and sustainable development.

31 Jul

The Campaign Trail: HeForShe Rwanda

HeForShe is a global effort led by UN Women to engage men and boys in removing the social and cultural barriers that prevent women and girls from achieving their potent

21 Jul

UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Visits Rwanda

UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi visited Rwanda from 17th to 20th July in an effort to strengthen the One UN partnership on youth issues with the Government and people of Rwanda.

15 May

Burundi refugee influx to Rwanda passes 26,000 as new camp opens

Kigali, 14 May 2015   Refugees from Burundi who are initially received in two reception centers in southern Rwanda are being relocated to a new refugee camp, Mahama, but

07 May

Health Workers call for increased number of midwives

The President of Rwanda Midwifery Association Ms Josephine Murekezi has called on the Ministry of Health to increase the number of midwives in the country. 

05 May

HeForShe campaign is coming to Rwanda

5 May 2015: The One UN, under the leadership of UNWomen will soon launch the HeForShe campaign in Rwanda.

04 May

Let Journalism thrive: Rwanda celebrates Wold Press Freedom Day

3rd May 2015: The World Press Freedom Day 2015 was celebrated in Rwanda with a series of activities that included a football match between journalists and the

Meet your UN

My interest for the UN started when I saw how their work was built on working within the different regions that needed their help, not only being situated in the country where the organisation was started but going to the field.

Patricia Tumarirungu
Intern / 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

It is great to assess people’s needs, find a service gap and plan our activities to fill such a gap. We work closely with the government, but we are an independent agency; therefore we have both complementarity and autonomy in decision making. This is the favourite part of my work.

Yves Kaza
Project Officer / IOM

As UNDP Country Director, I deal with activities related poverty reduction, sustainable environmental management, and accountable governance. I also work  closely with many other UN agencies in the country, particularly since Rwanda is a One UN country, which means lots of UN inter-agency interaction.

Auke Lootsma
Country Director / UNDP

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