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Swedish Institute Management Programme Africa

Call for applications open to SIMP Africa 2020:
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Open for applications until 20 February

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University of Rwanda-Newly admitted PhD students and post-doctoral researchers in Sweden urged to uphold the culture of innovation and creativity

A section of PhD nominees who will soon undertake studies in Sweden

41 doctoral students and 26 post-doctoral researchers who will soon be enrolled in 14 Swedish Universities were taken through an induction exercise aiming at explaining to them expectations out of their studies in Sweden. This was organized by UR Sweden Programme in collaboration with International Science Programme (ISP) within the existing research cooperation between Rwanda and Sweden. This is the 4th phase of the cooperation which aims to boost UR capacity building in research and deliver on Rwanda National Development Agenda.

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Sustainable development involves citizens – Kagame

Kagame was speaking in Abu Dhabi, UAE, during a Presidential Keynote Interview at the Future Sustainability Summit conducted by British broadcast journalist Nik Gowing where they discussed Rwanda’s sustainability development goals.

Source: The New Times

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The Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda to the Nordic Countries has the honour to inform the public that the Embassy will remain closed on the following dates during December 2019 and January 2020, in observance of Rwandan and Swedish public holidays.

–       December 24, 2019

–       December 25, 2019

–       December 26, 2019

–       December 31, 2019

–       January 01, 2019

–       January 02, 2019

–       January 06, 2019

Fighting for gender equality is common sense, says Kagame

Kagame said it was past time for men to become much more conscious of gender so that women can afford to enjoy the same freedom.

The summit, organised by the African Development Bank (AfDB), is aimed at facilitating the sharing of best practices and catalyse investment to accelerate progress in gender equality and women’s empowerment in Africa.

Currently, in Africa, women-led businesses face a staggering $42 billion financing gap and 70 percent of women are financially excluded, according to the AfDB.

Source: The New Times

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