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Promoting accountability and citizen-centered development

From the newsletter of the Embassy of Belgium in Rwanda: UNDP has been supporting the Government of Rwanda through the Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) and other partners in the area of accountability…  


Strengthening democracy through women's participation and leadership

Many studies have shown that democracy and good governance provide an essential foundation for the sustainable social and economic development of a country. Experience also shows that the healthiest…  


Preparing women for parliament and a stronger role in national development

In August 2018, the National Women’s Council, Pro-Femme Twese Hamwe, the Gender Monitoring Office, and UNDP jointly organized and hosted a workshop for aspiring women candidates preparing for the…  


Press Release : Hackathon for Climate Early Warning- ‘Internet of Things (IoT) for Climate Early Warning and Recovery in Rwanda’ Project

On Tuesday July 24th, the Rwanda Meteorology Agency (Meteo Rwanda) with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) concluded a 5-day Hackathon on the application of IoT for Climate…  


BRIDGE: Capacity Development of Political Parties

From the 12th – 16th of November, representatives from 11 political parties were trained on “Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections" – commonly known as the BRIDGE methodology. This…  


Social Good Summit 2017 Concludes in Kigali leaving the youth committed to drive the SDGs Agenda

Kigali, October 12, 2017- Under the theme “Youth Driving the SDGs: Future in Focus #2030Now” and in partnership with the Ministry of Youth, UNDP held yet another successful Social Good Summit.  


Highlights of UNDP Africa Chief’s visit to Rwanda

To formally kick-off the start of the YouthConnekt Africa Summit, the RBA Director, Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, visited Rwanda from 15 to 21 July 2017. During his visit, the Director met with key…  


Enhancing Access to Justice, where it is needed the most

Access to justice is a basic principle of the rule of law. In the absence of access to justice, people are unable to have their voice(s) heard, exercise their rights, challenge discrimination or hold…  


Electoral Volunteerism: reducing costs and increasing national ownership of elections

With the elections forthcoming, a delegation composed of UNDP Rwanda staff, officials from the National Electoral Commission of Rwanda (NEC), the CEO of Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) and…  


Scaling up "YouthConnekt" Initiative

From 19 to 21 July 2017, youth from all over the Africa are conveying to Rwanda for the launch of Youth Connekt Africa Summit. The summit will be hosted by the H.E. Paul Kagame, the president of the…  

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