Munich Security Conference 17-19 February 2017
H.E. Paul Kagame,President of the Republic of Rwanda, attended the 53rd Munich Security Conference. The President was accompanied by his Foreign Minister, the Hon. Louise Mushikiwabo. Along with Bill Gates, Erna Solberg (PM Norway), Peter Salama (WHO) and Stefan Oschmann (Merck) the President participated at a panel discussion on health security ("Small bugs, big bombs").
The German Embassy's fund for micro projects 2017 is now open for applications.
Deadline for the submission of applications is 31st March 2017!
Micro Projects 2017
For the first time a world brand opted for Rwanda as investment location. The German Volkswagen company, the world’s biggest car manufacturer, will open a base in Rwanda.
Volkswagen in Rwanda
Germany invests 32,5 million Euros in the rehabilitation and privatization of the hydropower stations Ruzizi I und Ruzizi II at the border between Rwanda, Burundi and the DR Congo.
Grant of 32,5 million Euros
Interview with European Times
In an interview Ambassador Woeste explained to the European Times why Germany is Rwanda's preferred partner for many development programs.
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