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9 July 2019
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ICPD Unfinished Business: Commitments from Rwanda Parliaments’ Advocacy Meeting on Family Planning
Twenty-five years ago in 1994, 179 governments gathered in Cairo at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and reached the consensus that an individual’s freedom to make... Read more
27 May 2019
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Photo: Front Hon. Rose Mary Mbabazi, Minister of Youth, H.E Amb. Kim Eung-joong, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea. Standing (L– R) Mark Bryan Schreiner, UNFPA Representative, Stephen Rodrigues, UNDP Resident Representative, Mr. Mr. Lee Byung Hwa, KOICA Country Director, Ms. Kampeta Sayinzoga, Director General, National Industrial Research and Development Agency, and Managing Director, Liquid Telecommunications during the signing ceremony
The number of adolescents living today is higher than at any other time in history. This means that this generation will largely drive the outcomes of all the sustainable developments goals.... Read more
24 May 2019
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, recommitted to the revolutionary decision taken at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more
14 May 2019
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Photo: Midwives presented a sketch on their services with a mother during labor supported by her partners
UNFPA joined the globe to celebrate international day of the Midwife with Rwanda Association of Midwives and the Ministry of Health and Rwanda Biomedical Center. This year’s theme; ‘’Midwives -... Read more
2 May 2019
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Civil Registration and Vital Statistics – collaboration towards a well- functioning system
The Civil Registration and Vital Statistics system (CRVS) has been in Rwanda for decades but with slow progress towards proper functioning. Events captured by CRVS web based system in addition to... Read more
29 April 2019
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ICPD@25 Youth Photo Contest
If Not Now, When? Youth in Rwanda at the centre of the ICPD Agenda This year marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) – a milestone in... Read more
29 April 2019
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UNFPA Representative, Mark Bryan Schreiner, lays wreath at Ntarama Genocide memorial site
Dubbed “Kwibuka”, Kinyarwanda for remembrance, Rwanda marks the 25th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Although it has been twenty-five years since the Genocide against the Tutsi... Read more
18 April 2019
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UNFPA Representive award one of the journalists during the event
The Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) in Kigali from 5-7 March brought together more than 1800 participants to discuss new ideas and home-grown solutions to the continent’s most... Read more
10 April 2019
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“Nothing about us, without us” – a clear message that more than 300 young people from 24 countries across Africa delivered to the delegates gathered at the 2019 Africa Health Agenda International... Read more
5 April 2019
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Girls Take Over Initiative
Girls Take Over Initiative   The “Girls Take Over” Initiative was aimed at providing a shadowing experience to young women in Rwanda, drawing on the evidence that having role models and career... Read more

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