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19 Sep

More than 128 countries back pledged reforms to shape ‘21st century UN’

Secretary General António Guterres has launched a pledge to overhaul the United Nations bureaucracy to make the world body stronger and more responsive to the people it serves. The reforms have the backing of 128 countries.

07 Sep

‘We say thank you’ – Rwanda returnees coming home receive support from Government of Rwanda and One UN upon their arrival

Read about how UN agencies are supporting the Government of Rwanda to provide returnees with assistance to return to their places of origin and reintegrate into the local community through the One UN Sustainable Return and Reintegration joint program led by UNHCR. 

21 Aug

“Nothing for us, without us” – RNUD launches strong call for improved public and political participation of the deaf and hard of hearing

A delegation from One UN Rwanda recently visited Rubavu DIstrict in Western Rwanda, to attend an interaction meeting between District officials and members of the Rwanda National Union for the Deaf (RNUD). The purpose of the interaction meeting was to relay to them in person the issues facing deaf people and those hard of hearing, and to suggest ways to alleviate some of those issues.  

21 Aug

“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.

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.

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.”

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.

22 Jul

UNHCR and UNFPA Host Embassy of Korea and Korea International Cooperation Agency Delegation Visit to Mahama Refugee Camp

Read about ways through which UNHCR and UNFPA collaborated in the spirit of Deliver as One to make available adolescent reproductive health interventions with support from Korea. The interventions have led to safer childbirth and 2,000 women and girls in Mahama Camp using modern family planning methods.    

21 Jul

Enhancing Access to Justice, where it is needed the most

Click through to read about how the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) supports the Government of Rwanda to enhance Access to Justice in rural areas, which in turn fosters unity and reconciliation. 

Meet your UN

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

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