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List of Events in the Nordic Countries to Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi
*We will update this information as more details come in. Visit again or contact us for clarification.
- April 7th, 2019–Walk to Remember (11hr at Norra Latin, Stockholm(Kinyarwanda)
- April 7th, 2019– Commemoration ceremony in Kinyarwanda (14:30hr at Fabriken, Textilgatan 31, Stockholm)
- April 10th, 2019–Stockholm Walk to Remember(14:30 starting from Norrmalmstorg–NOTE that this event was previously scheduled to start from Sergelstorg (Plattan)ending at Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre)
- April 10th, 2019–Stockholm Commemoration in English (15:00-16:15 Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre)
- April 11th, 2019–Copenhagen (14:30-17:00, UN City, Marmorvej 51, Copenhagen. Event Co-organised with UN Women and Denmark MFA)
- April 13th, 2019–Film Screening (Dansmuseet, Stockholm)
- April 30th, 2019–Oslo (15:00-16:15, Litteraturhuset, Oslo)
- Thursday, May 2, 2019 (17.00-20.00hrs)–Film Screening (film 100 Days by Nick Hughes and Eric Kabera) at Karen Blixen Museet, Rungsted Strandvej 111, 2960 Rungsted Kyst Copenhagen. Event organized by Karen Blixen Museet and the Embassy of Rwanda. Please Register here
The Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda has the honour to inform the public that on December 24th – 26thas well as on December 31st, January 1stand2ndthe embassywill be closed in observance of Christmas and New Year holidays.
Regular opening hours apply on December 27th, 28thand from January 3rdonwards.
Stockholm, 20thDecember 2018
Rwanda records drop in poverty levels
By Eugène Kwibuka/NewTimes
More Rwandans registered a significant improvement in their living conditions despite a marginal drop in poverty levels over the last three years, according National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR).
Poverty levels dropped by one percentage point from 39.1 per cent in the 2013/14 fiscal year to 38.2 per cent in 2016/17, the statistics body said in its fifth Integrated Household Living Conditions Survey (EICV5), launched on Thursday.
The Director General of NISR, Yusuf Murangwa, said that the slow drop in poverty was due to sustained drought that hit the country in 2016, roiling agricultural output. More