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21 Aug
  • Human Development

“Disability is not inability” – One UN Rwanda through UNDP supports training of teachers in braille to ensure blind children aren’t left behind

Read to find out how the UNDP's programme titled “Strengthening Civil Society Organizations for Responsive and Accountable Governance in Rwanda” has helped the Blessing School for the Visually Impaired (BSVI) to provide better education to the students who are blind or with visual impairment through equipping Braille machines and other items as well as providing trainings to teachers.

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15 Aug
  • Human Development

IOM strengthens security in Ngororero District by enhancing resilience to natural disasters and climate-related threats.

Click through to read about the UN Migration Agency (IOM) Rwanda providing technical market-oriented trainings to young people from communities affected by flooding and other natural disasters. The trainings cover a variety of vocations from which the beneficiaries can choose, such as carpentry, masonry, food processing, weaving, knitting and shoe making.

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30 Jul
  • Human Development

'Act now' to help and protect trafficking victims, UN urges on World Day against the scourge

Read about the trends affecting Human Trafficking as the world unites to mark the World Day against Trafficking in Persons on July 30th, which is being held this year under the theme of “Let's act now to protect and assist trafficking victims.” The World Day was established by the UN General Assembly in 2013 to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking and for the promotion and protection of their rights.”

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25 Jul
  • Accountable Governance

Electoral Volunteerism: reducing costs and increasing national ownership of elections

Read all about the recently-held Joint Field Visit to Nyabihu Distirct in Rwanda's Western Province, where a delegation composed of UNDP Rwanda staff, officials from the National Electoral Commission of Rwanda (NEC), the CEO of Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) and representatives from the National Parliament, CSOs and the National Forum of Political Organizations witnessed a demonstration by electoral volunteers on how ballot-box voting works.

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