Rwanda among fully paid countries to United Nations

By Elina Jonas Ruzindaza
On 8 May 2020 at 01:11

Rwanda is one of the countries that has made all the contributions required to the UN’s permanent budget in 2020, which helps the organization in its day-to-day operations.

According to the United Nations, as of May 1, 2020, 88 countries had already paid all their contributions.

Rwanda’s ambassador to the United Nations, Rugwabiza Valentine, wrote on Twitter that Rwanda is proud to be a country that fulfills its obligations and pays for all contributions. It paid a total of $ 84,160 on March 13, 2020.

In Africa, Rwanda and Algeria are the only fully paid countries.

Other African countries that have made their contributions to Djibouti, Morocco, South Africa, Namibia, Kenya, Algeria, and Ethiopia.

In 2019, 146 countries made their total contributions to the United Nations, as of January 14, 2019, when Rwanda had already contributed $ 83,647.

On September 18, 1962, Rwanda was officially recognized by the United Nations. It was shortly after it gained independence, July 1, 1962. It has been in the family for 58 years.

The United Nations is now made up of 193 countries whose main objectives are to take care of international peace and security, economic and social development, and human rights.

Rwanda is one of the countries that has made all the contributions required to the UN's permanent budget in 2020, which helps the organization in its day-to-day operations.

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