Report on technical assistance mission undertaken in Kigali, Rwanda from 26 November to 10 December 1996
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Wege, Françoise;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The main purpose of the convenors of the Conference is to bring to the world's attention lessons learnt from the 1994 genocide in Rwanda in view to avoiding such tragedies in the future and to reflect on the prominent role women can play in building lasting peace and sustainable development on the continent. The conference is being organized under the auspices of the Organization of African Unity and the Economic Commission for Africa with the substantive and financial inputs from the Netherlands Government, UNDP and UNIFEM. Additional financial support is expected from UNICEF, UNFPA and UNHCR.