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Experts in Kigali on financing climate compatible development conference

Experts in Kigali on financing climate compatible development conference

International experts from across Asia, Africa, Latin America and Caribbean are in Kigali for a South-South learning exchange on financing climate compatible development. More than 50 countries are establishing national funds dedicated to coordinating and mobilising climate finance. The three day meeting will provide Rwanda with the chance to share its success in establishing the […]

CTO boss commends Rwanda’s ICT advancement

The Secretary General of Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) Secretary General Tim Unwin has commended Rwanda’s efforts in promoting ICT. He made the remarks during the Commonwealth e-Governance Forum Africa themed “Smart Governance through a Networked Government,” that attracted over 200 policy makers, regulators, academia, implementing agencies, as well as application providers. “Rwanda has a lot […]

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UN hails Rwanda for commitment to international peace building

Rwanda has played an important role in using the home- grown security initiatives to cooperate with regional and international forces to bring about peace and security in conflict-ridden nations. The director of the Police division in the United Nations, Stefan Feller, on March 18, 2015 visited the Rwanda National Police in Kigali, where he commended […]

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Save the Children International, Rwanda Peace Academy sign agreement on child protection

Save the Children International signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Director of Rwanda Peace Academy on conduct of training and research for child protection. The agreement was signed between Natacha Vorholter Natacha, Deputy Regional Director of Save the Children International and Director of Rwanda Peace Academy (RPA), Col Jill Rutaremara at RPA in Nyakinama, […]

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N@tcom awards IT trainees international certificates

This grant was provided in order to expand training facilities IT professional training. The 4th graduation of this training center earns two internationally recognized certifications, MTA—Microsoft Technology Associate) and MCTS: Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist. Hiroshi Saeki, the task team leader of the Skills Development Project (SDP), reminded the graduates that this is the beginning for […]

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Transparency International chairperson in Rwanda

The chairperson of the board of transparency International, Mrs Huguette Labelle visited Rwanda for first hand witness on Rwanda’s efforts in the fight against corruption. Her two- day visit is aimed at witnessing the improvement made by Rwanda in the fight against corruption, to learn from Rwandan experience and to share the best practices from […]

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International agencies operating in Rwanda pledge to assist Rwandans evicted from Tanzania

International organizations and UN agencies operating in Rwanda have affirmed commitment to support the Government of Rwanda to respond to the emergency of Rwandans evicted from Tanzania Since the beginning of August 2013. This was revealed in a coordination meeting held at Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDIMAR) on August 22, 2013 in […]

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Japanese ambassador, Transparency International hails Rwanda National Police

  The Japanese ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Rwanda, Ogawa Kazuya and officials from Transparency International (TI) commended the Rwanda National Police for its outstanding work to ensure safety among Rwandan residents. The officials made the remarks while visiting the Inspector General of Rwanda National Police Emmanuel Gasana on August 13, 2013. During the discussions […]

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Rwanda’s peacekeepers mark International Peacekeeping Day working on projects that benefit the local population

On May 29 each year the United Nations honours the contributions of international peacekeepers. This year’s theme is ‘UN Peacekeeping: Adapting to New Challenges’ with a focus on adapted polices, revising structures and establishing new practices to increase peacekeeping efficiency in order to save more lives. As blue helmets are honored around the world, Rwanda […]

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Carnegie Mellon University gets e-health boost

  Rwanda- Carnegie Mellon University (CMU-R) received a grant from Ricoh Innovations Inc (RII) to advance research on information and communication technology (“ICT”) for healthcare. The unrestricted grant will be used to support the research of CMU-R in the area of ICT for healthcare. CMU-R has identified ICT for healthcare as a principal research thrust […]

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