Interpeace’s local partner in Rwanda, the Institute of Research and Dialogue for Peace (IRDP) organized a Film Festival for young people in Gisozi, Kigali – where the Genocide Memorial Site is located – to raise awareness about and promote peace. Held fo [...]
Fostering good local governance is a crucial element in building a strong and lasting peace. It is at the local level that people can most easily participate in the design and implementation of government programmes and policies, ensuring that their needs and [...]
Rwandans and Kenyans get together to learn more.
Five Rwandan women, have been working to build peace in their region. They felt they could still learn more. Looking to their neighbours in Kenya, they felt an exchange of ideas, approaches and methods could [...]
Interpeace Rwandan partner, Institute of Research and Dialogue for Peace (IRDP) has been working closely with Rwanda’s new Peace Academy to assess peacebuilding initiatives in Rwanda since of the genocide of 1994 and develop the peace curriculum.
Since 20 [...]
Evaluation of the Rwanda peacebuilding programme (2009-2011)
Type: PDFSize: 1MbPublished: October 19, 2011Author: Guus Meijer and Théogène Bangwanubusa
This report presents the results from an external evaluation of the fourth phase of the IRDP/Interpeace peacebuilding programme in Rwanda. The evaluation was carried out between mid-September and mid-October 2011. [...]
Interpeace and its local partner in Rwanda, the Institute of Research and Dialogue for Peace (IRDP), have now received the results of an external evaluation of their peacebuilding programme covering 2009 to 2011.
“An external evaluation is always a tough [...]
For Rwandans, peace means feeling comfortable with those around them. It means not being forced to live in isolation, keeping to themselves. It also means people act towards others in a way they wish for themselves.
Rwandans can draw strength from peace as [...]
Key players in the peacebuilding process in Rwanda united to stride out for peace on World Peace Day celebrated on Wednesday, 21 September. A concert and speeches provided a finale for an enthusiastic and positive day.
Interpeace local partner, Institute of [...]
President Kufuor opens the national conference in Rwanda
President John A. Kufuor, former President of Ghana and Chairman of the Interpeace Governing Council, opened the national stakeholder conference in Kigali. The conference was hosted by Interpeace’s partner in Rwanda, The Institute of Research and Dialogue fo [...]
La participation citoyenne: Un des enjeux de la démocratie au Rwanda
Type: PDFSize: 1MbPublished: October 6, 2010
This research report by Interpeace local partner in Rwanda, the Institute of Research and Dialogue for Peace (IRDP), addresses the lack of participation in decision-making as a weakness of Rwandan democracy. In 2006, IRDP was asked by the National Group, a dis [...]
‘Schools for Dialogue’ in Rwanda goes all out for World Peace Day
World Peace Day is being celebrated by young people all over Rwanda who participate in the Schools for Dialogue Project, that is part of the Institute of Research and Dialogue for Peace (IRDP) initiative to help their society overcome the obstacles to lasting [...]
Identité ethnique et cohésion sociale au Rwanda: Analyse critique des défis politiques et socioéconomiques
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This research report by Interpeace local partner in Rwanda, the Institute of Research and Dialogue for Peace (IRDP), addresses the question of ethnic identity and social cohesion in Rwanda. It critically analyses the political and social challenges for social [...]
‘Peace is just like air. Without it, there is no life,' stated the Japanese Ambassador to Rwanda, Shigeo Iwatani, during his speech at the opening of Rwanda's first peace centre. The Interpeace partner in Rwanda, the Institute of Research and Dialogue for Pe [...]
Construction of a Peace Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, is close to completion.
Started in April 2008, the Peace Centre will form a crossroad of peace initiatives, enabling Rwandan and regional actors engaged in peace efforts to meet and have access to peace-rela [...]
Power sharing, history and genocide ideology – Rwandan key stakeholders meet to discuss
Two key conferences of stakeholders in July and August 2008 were organized by Interpeace and its local Rwandan partner IRDP (Institute of Research and Dialogue for Peace). The events marked the completion of IRDPs and Interpeace’s third phase in the Rwanda p [...]
Independent evaluation confirms Interpeace’s/IRDP’s work in Rwanda
An independent evaluation commissioned by Interpeace and the Institute of Research and Dialogue for Peace (IRDP) has validated the value and impact of the work in Rwanda. The two authors of the study highlight IRDP’s “distinctive niche or profile” which [...]
Evaluation of the Rwanda peacebuilding programme (2001-2008)
Type: PDFSize: 467KbPublished: April 22, 2008Author: Serge Rwamasirabo and Sue Williams
This document presents the results of an external evaluation of the IRDP/Interpeace peacebuilding programme in Rwanda. The evaluation was commissioned by Interpeace and the Institute of Research and Dialogue for Peace. [...]
Jeff Lewis, a member of the Interpeace US Board of Governors, visited Rwanda where he was hosted by Interpeace local partner IRDP (the Institute of Research and Dialogue for Peace).
See the article of his impressions of Rwanda and the work of IRDP whic [...]
President Clinton has highlighted the commitment of Interpeace and its Rwandan partner, the Institute of Research and Dialogue (IRDP) to building lasting peace, twelve years after the genocide killed nearly a million Tutsi and some moderate Hutu.
At the Sec [...]
Interpeace’s partner in Rwanda, the Institute for Research and Development for Peace (IRDP) has presented its recommendations for poverty reduction to a meeting in Kigali, attended by more than 200 politicians, academics and members of the diaspora.
The r [...]
Integrating conflict prevention and peacebuilding into UN development assistance framework
Type: PDFSize: 192KbPublished: October 13, 2005Author: Tore Rose
This discussion paper reviews the nature of UNDAF, looks at some experiences in Rwanda and Sri Lanka that illustrate the problems presented above, and summarizes the essentials of effective conflict prevention and peacebuilding practice. The paper also identif [...]