Democratic Governance

  • Deepening Democracy through Strengthening Citizens Participation and Accountable Governance (DDAG)This is a joint UN flagship programme whose purpose is to deepen democracy, strengthen inclusive citizen participation and accountability in governance.

  • Promoting Access to Justice, Human and Peace Consolidation in RwandaThe purpose of the Access to Justice, Human Rights and Peace consolidation program is to deepen accountable governance through the promotion of the rule of law, human rights and peace consolidation in Rwanda.

  • Strengthening Civil Society Organizations for Responsive and Accountable Governance in RwandaThis project aims at strengthening the capacities of local CSOs enabling them to hold the public and private sectors to account as well as to advocate for the rights of all Rwandans;


As a result of the war and genocide of 1994, there was a total breakdown of institutions, systems, structures and human capacity in Rwanda. Since then, the country has gone through a painful challenge of rebuilding the entire governance infrastructure. From the period of emergency, through the rehabilitation and reconstruction phase up to the current effort of long-term development, a considerable amount of work has been done in the spheres of re-establishing and strengthening good governance.

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In resonance with the One United Nations reform to improve coherence and effectiveness of the United Nations System support at country level, and at the request of the Government, Rwanda was selected as one of the eight pilot countries for the One UN reform.


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