Rwanda’s YouthConnect Initiative to be scaled up in Africa

Representatives of Fourteen African countries met in Rwanda from 27th to 29th September 2016 to discuss the best practices of Rwanda’s YouthConnekt initiative and how it can be applied in their respective countries and on the continent. The three day Regional YouthConnekt was co-organised by the Rwanda Ministry of Youth and ICT and UNDP with the aim of sharing Rwanda’s experience and supporting the development of YouthConnekt initiative in those African countries.

UNDP host Social Good Summit 2016 in CBE

The Social Good Summit is an annual event where social activists, university students, innovators, politicians, journalists and NGO representatives meet up to discuss big ideas and find solutions for a sustainable world. This year’s Social Good Summit event in Rwanda themed “Connecting Today, Creating Tomorrow” was held on Monday 26th September 2016 at the University of Rwanda-College of Business and Economics- Gikondo Campus.

The Global Goals: The new face of sustainable development

Fifteen years ago, the world embarked on a journey to eradicate poverty, and transform society in a way no generation prior thought possible. This ambitious agenda manifested in the form of the Millennium Declaration, from which the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) arose. The eight MDGs aimed to eradicate...