Deputy Secretary-General Stresses Need for Collective Efforts to ‘Breathe Life’ into Geneva Convention, in Message Marking Commemoration of Genocide Victims

7 Apr

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message to the United Nations Columbia event to highlight the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, in New York today:

New Permanent Representative of Rwanda Presents Credentials

28 Mar

(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

The new Permanent Representative of Rwanda to the United Nations, Claver Gatete, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

Before his latest appointment, Mr. Gatete held Cabinet positions in his country’s Government, serving most recently as Minister for Infrastructure beginning in 2018.  He was the Minister for Finance and Economic Planning from 2013.