Message from the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the occasion to mark International Migrants Day 2017.
Read about the merits of South-South Cooperation which lead to a seven-person delegation from Djibouti visting Rwanda in November. The Djiboutian delegation spent several days learning from Rwanda’s success in implementing early childhood development initiatives.
Click to read more about a pilot scheme currently being implemented by WFP with NGO partner ICCO-TERAFINA, aimed at linking small-holder farmers to financial institutions through solidarity savings groups as part of WFP’s Farm to Market Alliance activities (FtMA),
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.
On the occasion to mark International Day of the Girl Child, UN Resident Coordinator Fode Ndiaye called for enhanced leveraging of opportunities made available by Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to ensure families make better decisions for their well being, and the development of the country.
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).
Click to read about how the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in collaboration with World Food Programme (WFP) and Equity Bank Rwanda are now providing cash-based assistance in lieu of in kind support for refugees living in camps in Rwanda.
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.
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.