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Kagame hosts UN Special Adviser on Prevention of Genocide

By IGIHE
On 2 September 2021 at 07:22

President Paul Kagame has today received Alice Wairimu Nderitu, the United Nations (UN) Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide who is in Rwanda for six-day working visit, the Presidency has tweeted but did not mention areas of discussions.

Nderitu and her delegation arrived in Rwanda on 28th August for a visit to be concluded on 3rd September 2021.

Also present during the discussions were Fodé Ndiaye, the UN Resident Coordinator for Rwanda; the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Vincent Biruta and Dr. Jean Damascène Bizimana who was recently named Minister of National Unity and Civic Engagement.

During her visit to Rwanda, Nderitu held talks with different Government officials including Minister Biruta and representatives from umbrella organizations of survivors of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi.

Nderitu also visited Rebero Genocide Memorial which is home to slain politicians killed during the Genocide for innate personality or beliefs which differed from the Government which prepared and executed the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi.

As she visited the memorial, Nderitu highlighted that the greatest honour to Genocide victims is to reflect on endured sufferings, recommit to build hope and prevent reoccurrence.

Also present during the discussions were Fodé Ndiaye, the UN Resident Coordinator for Rwanda (second from right) ; the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Vincent Biruta (first from left) and Dr. Jean Damascène Bizimana who was recently named Minister of National Unity and Civic Engagement (first from right).
President Paul Kagame has received UN Special Adviser on Prevention of Genocide.

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