One UN fully committed to the fight against Genocide ideology, honours fallen staffApr 15, 2016United Nations Resident Coordinator Lamin Manneh has once again underscored that the UN has learnt “painful lessons due to inaction in the face of unfolding evil forces” and stands with the people and government of Rwanda in the fight against Genocide ideology and denial.
Breaking the cycle of poverty, one woman at a timeMar 8, 2016But through a program supported by the UNDP, Marie Claire was among 30 members of her community, mostly women, who teamed up to form a savings group. While no formal financial institution in the country would have ever considered Marie Claire for a loan, the savings group gave her the money she needed to start growing beans. In three months, after harvesting and selling her crop and paying off her loan, she had enough money to buy metal sheets for a roof.
GOVERNANCE IS THE HEART OF THE 2030 AGENDAMar 2, 2016The Global Workshop on initiative to pilot illustrative work on governance in the context of the SDGs held in Nyamata, Rwanda, ended with a unanimous call to recognise governance as the heart of the 2030 Agenda, and therefore the need to scale up frameworks for measuring and monitoring its successful implementation.
UNDP Commends Rwanda Media Commission for promoting media ethicsJan 15, 2016Friday, 15 January 2016, The United Nations Development Programme [UNDP] Rwanda Country Director Mr. Stephen Anthony Rodriques commended Rwanda Media Commission for its enormous work by a small committed team in tackling media ethical issues in Rwanda.
High risk zone dwellers of Kibangira welcome their new Green VillageJan 7, 2016At least 34 families in Rusizi district will now start a new life in their new homes which were built through the support of the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
UNDP supports Rwanda National Police in establishing an Environmental Protection UnitJul 21, 2015On June 11th 2015, the Rwanda National Police (RNP) officially launched a special unit charged with protecting the environment, as a dynamic initiative towards ensuring sustainable development and supporting free growth of the country.
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- "The lesson is learnt, and never again". This was the main message by UN Resident Coordinator/ UNDP Resident Representative, Lamin M. Manneh as the One UN Family yesterday held a commemorative event at the UNDP compound in Kigali to honor the lives of 65 staff members who were lost to the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi http://bit.ly/1TW6mxC 16 April AT 04:49 PM
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