#Kwibuka23 activities during commemoration week


Kigali, 06 April 2017 This year, Rwanda marks the 23rd commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Themed “Remember the Genocide against the Tutsi – Fight Genocide Ideology – Build on Our Progress”, this year’s commemoration will be an occasion [...]

Rwanda remembers families completely wiped out in the Genocide


Rubavu, 27 May 2017 – Last night, over 800 genocide survivors from Students and Former Students Genocide Survivors Associations of AERG and GAERG convened at Rubavu Stadium in Rubavu District to commemorate families that were completed wiped out in the [...]

Rwanda remembers thousands abandoned by UN troops to be killed at Nyanza-Kicukiro


Kigali, 11 April 2017 – As events to commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi get underway, today, Rwandans from across the City of Kigali gathered at Nyanza Hill in Kicukiro District, to remember over 3,000 Tutsi abandoned by UN [...]

We owe it to ourselves to always strive for the better – Minister Kaboneka comforts Ntarama survivors


Bugesera, 9 April 2017 – Today, thousands joined Bugesera residents to pay respect to the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The commemoration event took place at Ntarama Genocide Memorial where over 5,000 Tutsis were brutally killed by [...]

Statement by Ambassador Valentine Rugwabiza, Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Member of Cabinet of the Government of Rwanda at the 23rd Commemoration of the Genocide Against the Tutsi at the United Nations Headquarters


Your Excellency Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations; Your Excellency Vice President of the United Nations General Assembly, Excellencies, Permanent Representatives to the UN; Dear Survivors, compatriots and friends of Rwanda; On behalf of the people and the [...]