Since mid-2018 FES is providing capacity strengthening and engagement of civil society organizations, policy makers, public servants, members of Parliament and other interested stakeholders for their contribution towards realization of social protection, good governance, decentralization and citizen participation programs in addition to discussing on issues critical to sustainable development workshops, conferences and seminars of relevant stakeholders.

FES is working closely with the Ministry of Local Government (MINALOC) to conduct evidence-based research after approval by the concerned institutions. FES is making its international network available for sharing expertise, knowledge, best practices, experiences and lessons learnt on the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in areas within the mandate of the Ministry of Local Government.

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Latest News & Activities

11/16/2020 | News

FES Rwanda – Young Citizen Training Program (YCTP) – the first group made it through the (virtual) journey in 2020

For the first time in its young history in Kigali, the FES office organized the first round of the Rwandan “Young Citizen Training Program” (YCTP) in 2020.


10/29/2020 | News

A Comic book on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung in Rwanda (FES Rwanda) in cooperation with Gravity Studios Rwanda published a Comic Book on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs).

The objective is to contribute to a better understanding of the worldwide goals and to initiate discussions among various stakeholders, pollical actors and representatives of civil society organizations.


10/15/2020 | News

Policy Briefs – a joint project of EPRN and FES Rwanda

The Economic Policy Research Network (EPRN) jointly with FES Rwanda (, has organized a “Call for policy briefs”. Four papers were chosen to be presented and published.


10/14/2020 | News

Governance in the context of the Covid-19 crisis: Opportunities, challenges and lessons learned for E-participation

Governance in the context of the Covid-19 crisis: Opportunities, challenges and lessons learned for E-participation, In collaboration with the Institute of research and dialogue for peace ( IRDP), The Friedrich- Ebert- Stiftung Rwanda (FES Rwanda)


08/03/2020 | News


In June 2020, Prime Biodiversity Conservation (PBC) and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Rwanda (FES) organized a virtual YOUNG LEADERS DIALOGUE to inspire young actors from different universities in Rwanda to act on climate change adaptation and mitigation.


07/15/2020 | News

Gender Café 3rd Edition "Bridging the Gender Digital Divide in the Context of Covid-19 and beyond"

The impacts of COVID-19 affect everyone and every society in the world; predominantly women and girls who are already vulnerable. The ongoing pandemic might go beyond the existing crises and will cause other and more problems e.g. in the fields of food security, employment, peace, and governance.


05/21/2020 | News

FES Rwanda launched a Comic book on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Since last year, the Fredrick-Ebert Stiftung office in Rwanda (FES Rwanda) embarked on a project to write a comic book on 17 SDGs. The objective of the project was to simplify understanding of SDGs and to raise awareness among development actors from the grassroot using the comic book. The process was completed on Thursday May 14th, 2020 with the launch of the book held in a virtual zoom meeting.


05/19/2020 | News

Digitization as a source of orientation for the development of African countries in a new ICT world.

‘’African countries are invited to use digitization as a tool for sustainable development in a new globalized digital world where digitalization is playing an important role in production and consumption of goods and services. These same states are called upon to provide a code of laws for users.’’


05/13/2020 | News

Hashize ibyumweru bitandatu hatangijwe gahunda ya guma mu rugo kubera Covid-19, nigute akarere ka afurika y’iburasirazuba gakomeje kubyitwaramo mu mibereho rusange, mu bukungu kandi ni ubuhe buryo bw’izahuka nyuma y’iki cyorezo?

Mu gihe icyorezo cya Covid-19 gikomeje guteza akaduruvayo ku isi yose, gihitana ubuzima, cyangiza ubukungu kandi cyangiza imibereho y’abantu babarirwa muri za miliyoni, ibihugu bitandukanye, byaba ibikennye cyangwa ibikize byatanze ibisubizo byinshi bigamije gutsinda iki cyorezo.


05/12/2020 | News

Six weeks into the Covid19 lockdown, how is the East African region coping socially, economically & what is the path to post pandemic recovery?

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the world, claiming lives, ravaging economies and destroying livelihoods of millions of people, different countries, poor or rich have mounted a host of responses aimed at defeating the pandemic.



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