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Ambassador Peter H. Vrooman Speech for Ministry of Health World AIDS Day Event in Musanze, Rwanda

Today as we celebrate World AIDS Day, I can say with confidence and pride that by working together we have the ability to control the HIV epidemic in Rwanda by 2020

Honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Diane Gashumba; Governor of the Northern Province, Honorable Jean Marie Vianney Gatabazi; Director General of the Rwanda Biomedical Center, Dr. Jeanine Condo; Banyacyubahiro muteraniye hano, Mwaramutse!  Today as we celebrate World AIDS Day, I can say with confidence and pride that by working together we…

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U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation at Nyamata Genocide Memorial

This grant, which is the second phase of a partnership started in 2015, will be used for the conservation of ethnographic objects and traditional architecture at Nyamata Genocide Memorial

The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce the award of an additional USD $100,000 grant (approximately 88. million RWF) from the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation to the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG). This grant, which is the second phase of a partnership started in 2015,…

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Rwanda: Remarks by Ambassador Peter H. Vrooman on fourth of July celebration

In light of our shared anniversary, the people of both the United States and Rwanda should take this opportunity to reflect on our common principles

Good evening – Mwiriwe! On behalf of President Trump and the people of the United States, I want to thank you for joining us to celebrate the 242nd anniversary of our Independence – just a day late.  July 4th marked the 24th Liberation Day for Rwanda, so that is why we are celebrating…

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Nomination for the Fourth Rwanda Woman of Courage Award

The deadline for nominations to be submitted is Friday, February 16, 2018 at 17:00

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Rwanda Woman of Courage Award. This annual award recognizes women from around the country who have demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality, and women’s empowerment in…

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2018 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Office Funding Opportunity now available!

TIP Office foreign assistance awards for bilateral and regional projects typically range between $500,000 and $1,000,000 with a handful falling outside that range

The Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office) announces an open competition for FY 2018 projects to combat trafficking in persons outside of the United States. Informed by the annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, current anti-trafficking programming, and in consultation with other offices…