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August 2017
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15 Aug

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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July 2017
News
30 Jul

'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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News
25 Jul

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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June 2017
May 2017
News
20 May

Digital healthcare solutions by girls for girls

At Youth Forum Series on the sidelines of the Transform Africa Summit 2017 in Kigali, the best four entrepreneurs who won the Innovation Accelerator (iAccelerator) award participated in the Demo Day and pitched their ideas to attract investors in their health projects.

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Success Story
09 May

To reduce maternal deaths, look to midwives

Midwives like Mr. Umuhoza have played a key role in reducing maternal mortality rates in Rwanda. On 5 May each year, the world celebrates the International Day of the Midwife, which recognizes the critical need for these professionals around the world.

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