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12 May

UNFPA Executive Director and Dutch minister commend family planning progress in Rwanda

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Executive Director and Under Secretary General of the United Nations Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin visited the Rwamagana Health Centre as part of a recent working visit to Rwanda. 

06 May

Rwanda says no to hate media on World Press Freedom Day

Press release as pertains to a national dialogue held as part of planned activities to mark the World Press Freedom Day celebrations in Rwanda. 

25 Apr

UNRC: 146,000 jobs created, but much remains to be done

United Nations Resident Coordinator Lamin M. Manneh has lauded the government and other stakeholders for creating over 146,000 jobs, but notes that much remains to be done. 

24 Apr

Rwanda signs the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Rwanda joined the rest of the world in making history by putting pen to paper on the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. 

18 Apr

Rwanda spearheads switch from tOPV to bOPV in Africa

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 Vaccin

15 Apr

One UN fully committed to the fight against Genocide ideology, honours fallen staff

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

08 Mar

Message for International Women’s Day, 8 March 2016

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.

07 Mar

Joint UN Initiative Empowers Rural Women in Rwanda

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.

28 Dec

Staff members of One UN Rwanda and their families celebrate World AIDS Day

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.

Meet your UN

I am fortunate that I get to engage with my biggest interest - peace building - in such a varied way. Working for the UN provides me a forum where I can deeply engage with and advance my passion for peace building and women's empowerment. 

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.

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

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