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  • Ambassador Koran Swears in New Peace Corps Volunteers for Rwanda

    36 New Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn In

    U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda Donald W. Koran swore in 36 new Peace Corps Volunteers on December 05. They will focus on Education and English teaching in Rwanda’s secondary schools.

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    The Legacy of President Nelson Mandela

    "Today, we mark one year since the passing of Nelson Mandela, a remarkable journey of life completed, but a legacy that still motivates all of us." Said Secretary of State John Kerry in a Statement.

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    Ambassador Koran On World AIDS Day 2014

    Our close partnership has seen remarkable progress toward achieving an AIDS-free generation in Rwanda. To date the U.S. Government has committed more than $700m to support Rwanda’s HIV/AIDS response.


    U.S. Statement on Corpses in Lake Rweru

    The United States expresses its deep concern regarding the discovery of a number of corpses in July and August of this year in Lake Rweru, which borders Burundi and Rwanda.


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  • 2014 YALI fellows from Rwanda (U.S. Embassy Photo)
    Rwanda’s Young Leaders Share Their Experience

    U.S. Embassy Kigali is pleased to share the stories of four promising young Rwandans who recently returned from the 2014 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Washington Fellowship.  

  • Ambassador Koran with 2014 Self Help Fund Recipients (Embassy Photo)
    2014 U.S. Ambassador Self Help Awards

    On August 20, 2014, U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda Donald W. Koran signed Special Self Help Fund grant agreements with the representatives of eight Rwandan associations and cooperatives totaling approximately $50,000 for small business projects during the next year.  

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    Presidential Memorandum- Determination with Respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention

    (September 30, 2014)- Pursuant to section 404 of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 (CSPA) (title IV, Public Law 110-457), as amended, I hereby determine that it is in the national interest of the United States: to waive the application of the prohibition in section 404(a) of the CSPA with respect to Rwanda, Somalia, and Yemen. 

  • United States Sports Envoys conducting basketball and life skills camps with young Rwandan Girls (Embassy Photo)
    "Girls Can Play Too” in Rwanda

    From July 26 - August 3, 2014, two women basketball stars from the United States conducted basketball and life skills camps in Rwanda as part of the U.S. Department of State’s SportsUnited sports envoy program. 

  • Ambassador Koran’s Remarks celebrating Independence Day (Embassy Photo)
    Embassy Celebrates U.S. Independence

    July 10, 2014- "We share our celebration with our gracious hosts here in Rwanda on the heels of their own independence and liberation," Ambassador Koran said in his remarks. 

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    Rwanda's National Day

    July 1, 2014- Statement by Secretary of State John Kerry on Rwanda's National Day. 

2016 Humphrey Call for Application

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    U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda, is pleased to announce the 2016 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. For more information visit our website.

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    Important Notice for Petitioners Filing form I-130

    Petitioners residing overseas will no longer be able to routinely file Forms I-130, Petitions for Alien Relative, with U.S. Embassies and Consulates except in locations where U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has a public counter presence within the Embassy or Consulate.  Follow the link for more information.

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