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  • U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda Erica J. Barks-Ruggles with the three Rwandan women who were nominated for 2016 Rwandan Women of Courage award
    Ambassador Honors Women of Courage

    On March 8, 2016, U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda Erica J. Barks-Ruggles honored three Rwandan women at a tea held at the U.S. Embassy to celebrate International Women’s Day. 

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    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Visits Rwanda

    January 29, 2016- Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on visit to Rwanda from January 27-28, 2016. 

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    Statement on Rwandan Constitutional Referendum

    December 19, 2015- The United States is disappointed that a referendum was called on short notice to amend the Rwandan constitution and introduce exceptions to term limits.  

  • Ambassador Samantha Power
    Ambassador Power on Violence in Burundi

    November 5, 2016- The United States is alarmed by the escalating violence in Burundi and dangerous, irresponsible rhetoric on the part of the government, loyalist militias, violent anti-government forces and criminal elements, said Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in a Statement.  

  • U.S. Ambassador handing the Grant to Promote STEM Education to the Tech Women
    U.S. Grant Will Support Girls’ STEM Learning

    U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda Erica J. Barks-Ruggles today announced the award of a $19,970 grant to support mentorship and opportunities for adolescent girls to explore careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  

Humphrey Call for Application

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    The U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda, is pleased to announce the 2017 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. Find the Call for Application for details.

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