Rwandan youth in Scandinavia to attend national development symposium

By Karirima A. Ngarambe
On 13 January 2021 at 10:00

Rwanda’s embassy with residence in Sweden has organized talks aimed at imparting the youth with moral values and reminding them of their contribution to building their nation.

The event geared towards is organized under the theme “Rwanda, my identity and my future”. It will take place on Saturday 16th January 2021 from 3pm to 5pm (Swedish time) which will be 4pm in Rwanda.

The event will bring together Rwandan youth from Scandinavian countries including Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland who will receive explanations on what being Rwandan means, what the country expects from them and core values that should characterize them.

Talks will feature the Minister of Youth and Culture Rosemary Mbabazi, Rwanda’s ambassador to Scandinavia, Amb. Christine Nkulikiyinka and Sangwa Rwabuhihi, a Rwandan diaspora who studied abroad but currently running business in Rwanda.

Speaking to IGIHE, Rwanda’s ambassador to Scandinavia, Amb. Christine Nkulikiyinka has said that the youth will be given floor to ask all questions of concerns so as to get deeper insights into Rwandan culture, gain further knowledge on Rwanda’s vision , learn how to play role in the country’s development and share ideas as well.

“We encourage all the youth wherever they are to come and take part as it does not require travel due to Coronavirus pandemic. The event will be held via online platforms and social media. So, it is easy to follow from anywhere. We encourage many to attend as we have a number of interesting topics on the agenda,” said Amb. Nkulikiyinka.

She explained that parents can also attend even though the focus was drawn to the youth.

Rwanda’s ambassador to Scandinavia, Amb. Christine Nkulikiyinka.