Rwanda APPG

First Registered: 21/11/2018 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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This group focuses on Rwanda and UK Rwandese relations

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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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. 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

3. 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

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. Call for proposals: Commonwealth awareness campaign
29/10/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: CAMPAIGN TERMS OF REFERENCE Background Rwanda will be hosting the Commonwealth Heads of Government

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. Commercial Air Routes: United Kingdom and East Africa
13/02/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: friend for his continued efforts as a trade envoy to Rwanda and Uganda and particularly for his support for - Speech Link
2: of day. British Airways does not fly directly to Rwanda, and RwandAir plugged the gap by flying to the - Speech Link
3: to be taken to east African countries, notably Rwanda, the airlines themselves might realise that there - Speech Link

5. Ebola
25/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: two neighbouring countries, Uganda and Rwanda. Given that Rwanda takes up the chair of the Commonwealth - Speech Link
2: preparedness and will certainly be working with Rwanda to ensure that it is firmly on the agenda. - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Rwanda
1. Rwanda: Genocide
asked by: Andrew Mitchell
16/07/2020
... for what reasons his Department has declined to refer to the genocide in Rwanda in 1992 as being perpetrated against Tutsis.

2. Rwanda: Children
asked by: Lord Bishop of Durham
13/02/2020
... which claims that Rwandan authorities are formalising their abusive arrests and detention of vulnerable children under the pretence of rehabilitation.

3. Rwanda: Children
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
05/02/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports by Human Rights Watch of homeless children subjected to violence and other abuse in a transit centre in Kigali; what discussions they have had with the government of Rwanda about its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; and what discussions they have had about these reports with the governments of other Commonwealth countries in advance of the forthcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Rwanda.

4. Rwanda: Females
asked by: Preet Kaur Gill
05/10/2020
... on what dates the process and principles were discussed with the Prime Minister.

5. Burundi: Rwanda
asked by: Lord Bishop of Durham
30/10/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the current intergovernmental relations between the governments of Rwanda and Burundi.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Andrew Mitchell Portrait
Andrew Mitchell
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Sutton Coldfield
Joined: 21st November 2018
Lord Popat Portrait
Lord Popat
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Whitby Portrait
Lord Whitby
Secretary
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
3 APPG Memberships
China , Food Banks , Taiwan
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

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

Email: andrew.mitchell.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

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

Email: dana.peters@parliament.uk

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
Treasurer
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
Secretary
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019