What we do

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 177 countries and territories, working with governments and people on their own solutions to global and national development challenges.

Our Work

Millennium Development Goals Rwanda Final Progress Report: 2013

This is the fourth progress report on the MDGs for Rwanda, and it documents the overall progress that the country is making towards reducing poverty and promoting human development.  


The report presents an integrated structure that combines socio-economic issues with various dimensions of the human development process in Rwanda

Gender Equality & Women's Empowerment

Empowering women and promoting gender equality is crucial to accelerating sustainable development. Ending all forms of discrimination against women and girls is not only a basic human right, but it also has a multiplier effect across all other development areas.
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UNDP Rwanda is committed to delivering transformational gender equality results in all its programs. See below for the latest articles from UNDP Rwanda on gender and women's empowerment: 

Community Policing - From Sex-workers to Crime Prevention Agents

Breaking the cycle of poverty, one woman at a time: by Connie Britton

UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Connie Britton visits Rwanda

Community based saving groups drive vulnerable households out of poverty

The Gender Equality Seal

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