Democratic Governance

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.

Our Goals

Presidential elections were held in 2010, and important reforms like decentralization, public sector reform and justice sector reform are underway since a couple of years and transparency and accountability institutions like the Ombudsman office and the Auditor general office are in place.more

YLPA Graduants

Youth Political Leadership Academy Graduants with Political leadersmore

Our Stories

Building a Bridge to better Government

Syldio is a farmer in Gicumbi District, who until recently had no way of selling his crops to neighboring districts,because of poor roads.Thanks to UN supportmore 

Safety in a number: Survivors of Gender-based Violence have a place to call and go for support

As a pastor in Northern Rwanda, Emmanuel considered himself  as "the best husband". Then he attended Gender Awareness Raising Program in his community. The program taughtmore 

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Projects and Initiatives

  • The “Inclusive Participation in Governance” Programme (IPG), targets three thematic areas that are critical to fostering inclusive participation in Governance: 1) Media Reform 2) Political Participation 3) Governance Assessments and dialogues. These areas have been identified through governance assessments such as the Joint Governance Assessment (JGA) and the Universal Periodic Review (UPR).more 

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