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October 2017
31 Oct

UN Week 2017: Celebrating 72 years of UN activities with the Rwandan community

The United Nations family in Rwanda decided this year to celebrate the UN Day by having a series of activities that directly benefit the community starting on the 24th October and spanning the entire week which included a Blood Donation Drive, UN Reception and taking part in monthly community work, Umuganda. Click through to find out more about thr UN Week 2017 activties.  

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Press Release
12 Oct

UN torture prevention body to visit Rwanda

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) is due to visit Rwanda from 15 to 21 October to advise the authorities on the establishment of a national detention monitoring body officially known as the National Prevention Mechanism (NPM).

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03 Oct

Africa’s must-do, can-do decade

Opinion Piece by Mr. Li Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), who is calling for Africa to industrialize in a socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable manner.

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September 2017
August 2017
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.  

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