Japanese Envoy to Rwanda and UNDP Resident Representative visit the Rwanda Peace Academy

November 26, 2020

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On 12 November 2020, a delegation led by the Ambassador of Japan to Rwanda, H.E. Masahiro IMAI and the UNDP Resident Representative for Rwanda, Mr. Maxwell Gomera visited the Rwanda Peace Academy (RPA).

The purpose of the visit was to learn about the role and function of the RPA as a regional peacekeeping training and research institution as well as to understand the role of the support that the Government of Japan and UNDP provide to the RPA in the areas of peacekeeping and peacebuilding.

They were received and briefed by Colonel (Rtd) Jill Rutaremara, the Director of the RPA.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Japan fund regional courses as well as research at the RPA.