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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: Pan African workshop. The road to COP14

Together with Rwanda Environmental Management Authority and the UNDP-GEF Global ABS Project, around 80 participants representing a wide array of ABS practitioners and experts, representing state…  


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.  


My ability is stronger than my disability

International Week of the Deaf is celebrated worldwide to raise awareness at the individual, community and governmental levels about the situation of the Deaf population. This year’s theme was“Full…  


“Disability is not inability” – One UN Rwanda through UNDP supports training of teachers in braille to ensure blind children aren’t left behind

Cyuve, Musanze District | August 11, 2017 – In Rwanda, many disabled persons including blind people often have little access to education, as the result of this, they cannot actively participate in…  

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