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Rwanda President H.E. Paul Kagame was the guest of honour in the Opening Ceremony of the 2019 Youth Connekt Africa Summit, hosted by Rwanda’s Ministry of Youth, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) from 9 to 11 October in Kigali, Rwanda. The Summit brought together over 10,000 delegates from across the continent and beyond, with 91 countries represent...
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By Mathias Gakwerere, UNFPA Rwanda Maternal Health & Midwifery Program Officer Years of work in maternal health culminated in a week full of key highlights in midwifery. To start with, the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) celebrated the release of a new UNFPA Global Strategic Plan at their Africa Region Conference. This was just a few days after the release of the much anticipated web-based applicat...
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Phase 2 of the Innovation Accelerator (iAccelerator) was launched in Kigali, Rwanda, on 20 September at Westerwelle Startup Haus. The iAccelerator is a mentorship driven acceleration programme supporting young entrepreneurs with seed funding, training and skills development to generate innovative solutions. The focus is on challenges related to sexual and reproductive health and rights while promoting social entrepr...

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The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

31 May 2019
Accelerating the promise This year marks the 25th anniversary of the ground breaking International Conference on...