Rwanda joined the rest of the world in making history by putting pen to paper on the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
Today the second high level policy dialogue on Rwanda’s green growth and climate resilience strategy is being held to review the further progress the country has made towards sustainable green growth and climate resilience and assess the challenges facing it on this path as well as to chart the
On 04 April 2016, the Government of Rwanda with support from WHO and immunization partners made history as the first country in the African Region to introduce bivalent Oral Polio Vaccine (bOPV) in place of the trivalent Oral Polio Vaccine (tOPV) into the schedule of the routine immunization pro
United Nations Resident Coordinator Lamin Manneh has once again underscored that the UN has learnt “painful lessons due to inaction in the face of unfolding evil forces” and stands with the people and government of Rwanda in the fight against Genocide ideology and denial.
This year’s celebration of International Women’s Day is the first within the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls are confidently asserted in that Agenda as intrinsic to progress.
Rural women in Rwanda say a joint UN initiative is helping them both hope and plan for a better future, by empowering them with knowledge to improve and sustain their own livelihoods. The joint effort known as RWEE which stands for Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women.
In December 2015, staff members of the One UN in Rwanda as well as their family members celebrated the World AIDS Day at an event organised by the team of UN Cares and UN Plus in Rwanda.
During a visit to Rwanda on 9 and 10 December, UNAIDS Executive Director and Under Secretary-General of the United Nations Michel Sidibé celebrated the country’s achievements and praised President Paul Kagame on his government’s leadership in the continental AIDS response.
December 1 marks World AIDS Day 2015 and it is an opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030. Evidence from the 2015 World AIDS Day report "Focus on location and population” shows that we have what it takes to break the AIDS epidemic.