UNHCR High profile supporter, model and photographer Helena Christensen is calling for urgent funding and global attention for Burundian refugees living in Rwanda following a trip with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.
« Le mode de gestion des fonds au Rwanda a incité la BM à maintenir et renforcer son partenariat avec le pays » Directrice Générale de la BM, Kristalina Georgieva
HRH Sarah Zei interacted with refugees, UNHCR and implementing partner staff to better understand first-hand achievements – and challenges faced – in the area of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, but also challenges implied by the lack of lighting in the camp and alternative to cooking energies.
UNHCR staff provided a presentation to high-ranking military officers from the Eastern African Standby Brigade on the cooperation between the military, peacekeepers, the civil society, refugees and humanitarians
Kigali: Refugee children use brushes and colours to express their lives and difficulties during the Participatory Assessment
This year (2018), UNHCR and partners introduced creative methodologies to capture the views and opinions of the refugees during the participatory assessment.
Kigeme refugee camp, home to nearly 20,500 refugees, was opened in mid-2012 after a sudden influx of over 35,000 refugees from the DRC.
The Government of Rwanda and the UN Refugee Agency launch the issuance of Machine Readable Refugee Travel Documents
Refugee Travel Documents will help refugees to carry on productive activities across the borders such as business, study, medical treatment or family reunification.
UNHCR Rwanda invites young refugees to submit their applications to participate in DAFI scholarship program (Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative).
How can we strengthen business exchange between refugees and host communities?
The Government of Rwanda and the UN Refugee Agency launch the issuance of national refugee identification cards in Kigali
Refugee ID cards will facilitate refugees to access public and private services, employability and to move freely in the country.
British Hollywood actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw met with refugees this week in Rwanda’s Mahama and Gihembe refugee camps, on her first trip with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.
The United Nations System in Rwanda announces the signing of the second, five-year United Nations Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP II) 2018-2023
The Government of Rwanda and One UN Rwanda signed on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 the second United Nations Development Assistance Plan for Rwanda 2018-2023 (UNDAPII). The indicative budget for UNDAP II over the next five years is over US$630 Million.