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YouthConnekt Africa Summit 2019

The October 2019 Summit was a collaboration between the Government of Rwanda, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) with more than 20…  


Social Good Summit 2019 “We have One Planet, at SGS 2019 we’ll rally to save it”

For the 8th time, UNDP hosted the Social Good Summit in Rwanda. The Summit brought together leaders, development partners, young change makers, civil society organizations, academia, and influential…  


Democracy is about people; democracy is about participation

Today, the global community celebrates the International Day of Democracy (IDD).  


Biological Diversity – Our Only Hope for the Future

Every year, on 22nd May, the world observes the International Day for Biological Diversity – not a day marked on many calendars, but an important one for our planet and life moving forward.  


Improving our understanding of poverty

For decades, the global community has been looking at income – counting the number of people who earn less than US$1.90 per day – to determine who is poor. Although income is a good measure, it does…  



Gender Equality for increased productivity and sustainable growth

Gender equality and women’s empowerment GEWE) lies at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which recognizes that achieving gender equality is a matter of human rights and is…  


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…  


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…  

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