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  • 2014 Human Rights Reports

    Rwanda: 2014 Human Rights Report

    The Human Rights Reports detail the violence and abuse suffered both at the hands of governments and of non-state actors by people all over the world.

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    Secretary Kerry on Ramadan

    As the holy month of Ramadan begins, Secretary of State John Kerry wishes all Muslims a happy and blessed Ramadan.

  • Ambassador Erica J. Barks-Ruggles with students and Embassy staff at the kickoff event of Everybody Reads Campaign (Embassy Photo)

    2015 Everybody Reads Campaign

    The U.S. Embassy announced the kickoff of its fourth annual campaign to encourage a love of reading, at an event attended by U.S. Ambassador Erica J. Barks-Ruggles on June 8. This year, the book selected is the young adult classic "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L’Engle.

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    U.S. Embassy Concerned by Suspension of BBC

    The United States Embassy shares the disappointment of the United Kingdom and the European Union Heads of Mission in Rwanda regarding the decision to extend the suspension of BBC's Kinyarwanda service indefinitely.

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  • Ambassador Erica Barks-Ruggles, and Minister of Internal Security, Sheikh Mussa Fazil Harerimana signing a Letter of Agreement (U.S. Embassy Photo)
    U.S. to partner with Rwanda on Police Peacekeeping

    On April 22, 2015- Ambassador of the United States, Erica Barks-Ruggles, and Minister of Internal Security, Sheikh Mussa Fazil Harerimana, signed a Letter of Agreement for partnership on police peacekeeping. 

  • Honoring Women of Courage
    Honoring Women of Courage

    March 19, 2015- U.S. Ambassador Barks-Ruggles honored four Rwandan women at an event held at her home to celebrate Women’s History Month.  

  • Military Operations Against the FDLR
    Military Operations Against the FDLR

    January 29, 2015- The United States welcomes the announcement by the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) of the start of military operations against the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR).  

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    U.S. Renews Commitment to Rwanda's People

    The United States officially renewed its commitment to the Rwandan people by providing over $108 million of development assistance in late December 2014 to fund ongoing and new development projects. 

  • Ambassador Koran Swears in New Peace Corps Volunteers for Rwanda
    36 New Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn In

    December 5, 2014- 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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    Rwanda’s Young Leaders Share Their Experience

    October 20, 2014- 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.  

2016 Humphrey Call for Application

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    Interested in applying for the Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program? The application deadline has been extended to June 30!  For more information visit our website.

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