Rwanda APPG

First Registered: 21/11/2018 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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This group focuses on Rwanda and UK Rwandese relations

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Recent Documents related to Rwanda

1. Rwanda: lawyers
04/12/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Rwanda: lawyers List of English-speaking lawyers for British nationals in Rwanda.

2. Profile of development work: Rwanda
02/09/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: DFID RWANDA poverty, deliver the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) and tackle a

3. Rwanda: funeral directors
04/12/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Rwanda: funeral directors List of English-speaking funeral directors

4. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with P to R)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Rwanda This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the UK and

5. Assessing the needs of the research system in Rwanda
26/06/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: Assessing the needs of the research system in Rwanda Report for the SRIA programme October

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Rwanda

1. Rwanda: CHOGM 2020
12/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: steps they are taking to support the Government of Rwanda in their preparations for hosting the Commonwealth - Speech Link
2: as the Prime Minister’s trade envoy to Rwanda and Uganda. Rwanda is one of Africa’s fastest growing economies; - Speech Link
3: levels are very high. Kigali, the centre for the Rwanda CHOGM, is just two hours’ drive by road from the - Speech Link

2. Rwandan Genocide: Alleged Perpetrators
09/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: ago. My colleague the Minister for Africa visited Rwanda only this week to share in the international recognition - Speech Link
2: to Rwanda to be processed through the Gacaca court system. Others have been extradited to Rwanda from - Speech Link
3: My right hon. Friend is a strong supporter of Rwanda and knows the country incredibly well. I respect - Speech Link

3. Rwanda
23/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: discussions they have had with the government of Rwanda and the Commonwealth Secretariat on (1) progress - Speech Link
2: are also in close contact with the Government of Rwanda and the Commonwealth Secretariat on rescheduling - Speech Link
3: across the Commonwealth, in what should have been Rwanda CHOGM week. There will be six thematic panels on - Speech Link

4. Commonwealth Heads of Government
27/05/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: chair-in-office following the cancellation of the Rwanda meeting, so we have an ongoing commitment. I hope - Speech Link
2: we remain chair-in-office—and indeed beyond when Rwanda takes over. On the specifics of the agenda, we - Speech Link
3: her that I will raise this issue directly with Rwanda and press for the inclusion of SRHR in the CHOGM - Speech Link

5. Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
17/05/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: smooth transfer of the Chair-in-Office role to Rwanda. As my noble friend knows, the Commonwealth Heads - Speech Link
2: centre not just in terms of planning the handover to Rwanda but at the heart of the work we are doing within - Speech Link
3: having just come out of Ramadan and having been in Rwanda during Ramadan, I fully appreciate the importance - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Rwanda
1. Rwanda: Genocide
asked by: Andrew Mitchell
... for what reasons his Department has declined to refer to the genocide in Rwanda in 1992 as being perpetrated against Tutsis.

2. Rwanda: Females
asked by: Preet Kaur Gill
... when his Department made the decision to discontinue the Investing In Adolescent Girls in Rwanda project.

3. Rwanda: Females
asked by: Preet Kaur Gill
... whether he discussed the provision of Official Development Assistance funding for the Investing In Adolescent Girls in Rwanda project with the Prime Minister.

4. Burundi: Rwanda
asked by: Lord Bishop of Durham
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the current intergovernmental relations between the governments of Rwanda and Burundi.

5. Rwanda: Females
asked by: Preet Kaur Gill
... on what dates the process and principles were discussed with the Prime Minister.

Latest Questions
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9 Current APPG Officers
Andrew Mitchell Portrait
Andrew Mitchell
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Sutton Coldfield
Joined: 21st November 2018
Lord Popat Portrait
Lord Popat
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
3 APPG Memberships
Africa , Commonwealth , Weddings
Lord Whitby Portrait
Lord Whitby
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
1 APPG Membership
Commonwealth Games
Baroness D'Souza Portrait
Baroness D'Souza
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
4 APPG Memberships
China , Food Banks , Hong Kong , Taiwan
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Andrew Mitchell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8516.


Public Enquiry Point:

Dana Peters, Office of Mark Pawsey MP. Tel: 0207 219 7136


No benefits in kind are on record for the Rwanda APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Rwanda APPG

Former APPG Officers
Jeremy Lefroy Portrait
Jeremy Lefroy
Conservative - Former Member for Stafford
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Davies of Stamford Portrait
Lord Davies of Stamford
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
4 APPG Memberships
Estonia , Germany , Romania , Switzerland