Delegation to the Republic of Rwanda
15/12/2014 - PRESS RELEASE - The International Envoys for the Great Lakes Region call for Rapid Implementation of the Nairobi Declarations
One year ago, the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the M23 rebel group signed two Declarations in Nairobi, Kenya, which concluded a year-long peace process held in Kampala under the auspices of President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and his facilitator Defense Minister Crispus Kiyonga.
10/12/2014 - OPEN LETTER FROM EUROPEAN UNION HEADS OF MISSION IN RWANDA ON THE OCCASION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DAY [68 KB]
The theme of this year's Human Rights Day is "Human Rights 365", reminding us that every day is Human Rights Day and that each person, everywhere, is at every moment entitled to the full range of human rights. Respect for human rights is one of the European Union's core values, embedded in the founding treaty, and we continue to ensure that these principles are upheld in all our actions.
Ambassador Michael Ryan, Head of the European Union Delegation to Rwanda, was recently a guest on "Rise and Shine Rwanda", a morning TV show broadcast on Rwanda Television. Ambassador Ryan talked about the recently concluded comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the East African Community, and how Rwandan people and the East African region as a whole will benefit from the partnership.
Working together in Rwanda
Child-headed households in Rwanda are supported via a community-care network whereby volunteers serve as mentors to orphan children. This scheme has empowered many children and volunteers do carry on the mentor work even after the end of the project.
- 19/12/14 - Bank resolution: Council adopts regulation on fund contributions and appoints the members of the single resolution board
- 19/12/14 - Customs Union: improved anti-fraud measures
- 19/12/14 - New Head of Mission for EUMM Georgia
- 18/12/14 - Q&A's for the European Union Maritime Security Strategy and Action Plan [92 KB]