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18 Apr

Kristin Davis Reflects on Heartfelt Meeting with Refugee Who Escaped Massacre: 'It's Imperative That We Do What We Can to Help Them'

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Kristin Davis has been working with the organization since 2014 to advocate for the plight of the world’s refugees. In this exclusive essay, the actress looks back on her emotional meeting with a refugee in Rwanda, Catherine, and how she reconnected with Catherine and her child after they were relocated to the U.S.

11 Apr

Feeding The Future: How WFP is Improving Nutrition Amongst Refugees in Rwanda

WFP recognises that in order to achieve Zero Hunger we must make nutrition a priority - starting with the first 1,000 days of a child’s life. To prevent stunting and to promote healthy development we must ensure children and nursing mothers eat a balanced diet with the nutrients required to help children grow to their full potential.

10 Mar

Inauguration of Women’s Opportunity Centre for Refugees on occasion of International Women’s Day

“Because of their gender, refugee women are often victims of violence and discrimination. This new facility constructed by UNHCR contribute to refugees supporting each other to resolve their problems, strengthen their resilience and become self-reliant, as well as preventing SGBV in households.”

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. 

07 Mar

MIDIMAR, MIGEPROF, UNHCR, and UN Women launch Report on Comprehensive Interagency Assessment on Gender in Refugee Camps in Rwanda

During the Gender Assessment in refugee camps, the topics covered ranged from camp management and environment to child protection and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), education, health, cash assistance, food, self-reliance, shelter, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Click through and read on to find out more. 

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

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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.

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