Rwanda Green Growth Week 2018

For A Green and Climate Resilient Rwanda

4-8 December 2018

About the Rwanda Green Growth Week

The Rwanda Green Growth Week is a series of events bringing together policy makers and practitioners from across the country and the continent to share experiences in green growth and climate resilient development.

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The week will review progress and advance aspirations in implementing Rwanda’s Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy. It will bring together green growth experts to share knowledge and improve the understanding of climate finance as a tool for resilience and green growth.

The week will provide a platform for partners to contribute to Rwanda’s green growth, build partnerships between stakeholders working in the green growth sector and promote awareness of green cities and buildings.

Meet the Organisers

The Rwanda Green Growth Week is organised by a range of partners working for green growth in Rwanda and across Africa, including the Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Infrastructure, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Rwanda Environment Management Authority, Rwanda Green Fund, Meteo Rwanda, Rwanda Housing Authority, Rwanda Green Building Organisation, the Rwanda Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Centre, the Global Green Growth Institute, the United Nations Development Programme and One UN Rwanda, the Low Emission Development Strategies Partnership (LEDS Africa), 4CMaroc and GIZ.

The Event

Hosted by a number of institutions and organisations working for green growth in Rwanda and across the continent, the Green Growth Week (4-8 December 2017)  will share national and international best practice and build partnerships amongst key stakeholders working for a Green Rwanda.

The beginning of the week will include the high-level policy dialogue on the implementation of the national Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy in relation to the national development strategy and global development agenda.

Learn more about the wide range of exciting events taking place as part of the 2017 Rwanda Green Growth Week across the country

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Speakers & Presenters

  • Biruta

    Vincent

    Biruta

    Minister of Environment, Rwanda

  • Musoni

    James

    Musoni

    Minister of Infrastructure, Rwanda

  • Munyeshyaka

    Vincent

    Munyeshyaka

    Minister of Trade and Industry, Rwanda

  •  Ruhamya

    Coletha

    Ruhamya

    DG, Rwanda Environment Management Authority

  • Ndiaye

    Dr Fode

    Ndiaye

    Resident Coordinator, One UN Rwanda.

  • Datar

    Gayatri

    Datar

    Co-Founder and CEO, Earth Enable

  • Serubibi

    Eric

    Serubibi

    Director General, Rwanda Housing Authority

  • Ruzibiza

    Hubert

    Ruzibiza

    Chief Executive Officer, Rwanda Green Fund

  • Kabenga

    Innocent

    Kabenga

    Country Representative, Global Green Growth Institute, Rwanda

  • Kayumba

    Eudes

    Kayumba

    Head of Rwanda Green Building Organisation

  • Nyamurinda

    Pascal

    Nyamurinda

    Mayor of Kigali

  • Ngangure

    Winifred

    Ngangure

    Head of Investment, Rwanda Development Board

  • Boussaïd

    Mohamed

    Boussaïd

    Principal Technical Advisor, 4C Maroc

  • Hafraoui

    Hanane

    Hafraoui

    Economic/Low Carbon Advisor, DFID

  • Rwakunda

    Christian

    Rwakunda

    Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Infrastructure

  • Ogbonnaya

    Daniel

    Ogbonnaya

    Lead Program Advisor, GGGI Rwanda

  • Begashaw

    Belay

    Begashaw

    DG, Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa

  • Badara Sy

    Ale

    Badara Sy

    Green City Development Specialist, GGGI Senegal

  •  Kouadio

    Alain

    Kouadio

    Co-chair, Africa LEDs Partnership

  • Kim

    Shomi

    Kim

    Analyst Policy Solutions, GGGI Investment and Policy Solutions

  • Assicot

    Christophe

    Assicot

    Senior Analyst, GGGI Green Investment Services

  • Mulisa

    Alex

    Mulisa

    GGGI Principal Manager to Rwanda Green Fund

  • Bugabo

    Christian

    Bugabo

    GroFin, Rwanda

  • Owusu Annan

    Anthony

    Owusu Annan

    Climate Finance Specialist, GGGI Ethiopia

  • Ntare

    Bright

    Ntare

    Program Manager, Rwanda Green Fund

  • Kyazze

    Edward

    Kyazze

    Division Manager, Urbanization and Human Settlements, Ministry of Infrastructure

  • Uwera

    Claudine

    Uwera

    NCA Country Coordinator

  • Travaly

    Youssef

    Travaly

    Director, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS – NEI), Rwanda

  • A. Sempeho

    George

    A. Sempeho

    Senior SDGs Advisor Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa

  • Benimana

    Christian

    Benimana

    Rwanda Programs Director MASS Design Group

  • Haguma

    Eugene

    Haguma

    CEO, Horizon Group

  • Malonza

    Josephine

    Malonza

    Architect & Urban Designer, School of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Rwanda

  • de Moran

    Farizan d’Avezac

    de Moran

    Senior Partner, GreenA Consultants Pte. Ltd. Singapore

  • Nshimiyimana

    Harouna

    Nshimiyimana

    Division Manager – BRIA, Rwanda Housing Authority

  • Sangwa

    Yves

    Sangwa

    CEO, Rwanda Green Building Organization

  •  J.Vianney

    Kamiya H.

    J.Vianney

    President, Rwanda Institute of Architects

  • Papias Dedeki

    Kazawadi

    Papias Dedeki

    President, Institution of Engineers Rwanda

  • Kamanzi

    Franco

    Kamanzi

    Program Officer, GGGI Rwanda

  • Dieye

    Fatou

    Dieye

    Skat Consulting Ltd.

  • Arrabothu

    Dheeraj

    Arrabothu

    Green Building Specialist, GGGI Rwanda Program

  • Twizeyimana

    Alain Yves

    Twizeyimana

    Senior Architect, STRAWTEC Building Solutions Ltd.

Conference Venue

Most events during the Rwanda Green Growth Week take place at the Kigali Convention Centre, 12 min drive from Kigali International Airport. Use the map below to help you find directions to and from the meeting venue.

The National Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy guides the country’s sustainable development agenda and response to climate change.

The Government of Rwanda has taken a number of steps to integrate green growth into policy making and planning as well as institutional development.

Rwanda is now embarking on the next stage of its development through the National Strategy for Transformation, and green growth will be central to achieving the goals of the strategy.

Programme Overview

Monday 4 December:

9:00-12:00 Opening of Rwanda Green Growth Week: High Level Policy Dialogue on Rwanda’s Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy at the Kigali Convention Centre - Ministry of Environment and UNDP Rwanda.

 

15:00-18:30 Launch of Rwanda E-Waste Recycling Facility at Bugesera Industrial Park and Reception at Golden Tulip La Palisse, Nyamata - Ministry of Trade and Industry and Rwanda Green Fund (By invitation only)

Tuesday 5 December

8:00-17:00 Rwanda’s Green Growth Principles and Strategies Event at the Kigali Convention Centre - Global Green Growth Institute.

 

All Day National Consultation Workshop on the National Framework for Climate Services at Golden Tulip La Palisse, Nyamata - Meteo Rwanda

 

19:00-21:00 Side Event: Green Drinks Kigali, Repub Lounge, Kimihurura

Wednesday 6 December

8:30-17:00 Peer-to-Peer Learning Workshop on Climate Finance at the Kigali Convention Centre - LEDS Africa

 

All Day National Consultation Workshop on the National Framework for Climate Services at Golden Tulip La Palisse, Nyamata - Meteo Rwanda

 

9:00-13:40 Sustainable Built Environment: Challenges and Opportunities Event at the Kigali Convention Centre - Rwanda Housing Authority and Rwanda Green Building Organisation. RWGBO Presentation

 

14:30-17:00 Rwanda Green Fund Event - 5 Years of Investing in a Green and Climate Resilient Rwanda at the Kigali Convention Centre - Rwanda Green Fund

 

19:00 Rwanda Green Growth Week Gala Dinner - Hosted by the Ministry of Environment at the Kigali Convention Centre (By invitation only)

Thursday 7 December

8:30-17:00 Peer-to-Peer Learning Workshop on Climate Finance at the Kigali Convention Centre - LEDS Africa

 

All Day National Consultation Workshop on the National Framework for Climate Services at Golden Tulip La Palisse, Nyamata - Meteo Rwanda

 

All Day Training of Trainers (ToT) on Project Development and Financing for Secondary City District Technicians at Gorillas Hotel, Kigali - Global Green Growth Institute and the Ministry of Infrastructure (By invitation only)

 

10:00-12:00 Launch of Construction Works for Mageragere Wastewater Treatment Plant at Mageragere Prison - Rwanda Environment Management Authority

Friday 8 December

8:00-12:00 Green Rwanda Learning Tours - LEDS Africa:

  • Private Sector Green Growth (STRAWTEC, Special Economic Zone)
  • Public Private Partnership for Green Growth (E-Waste Recycling Facility, Bugesera)

 

9:00-14:00 Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop on Project Development and Financing for Secondary City District Technicians at Gorillas Hotel, Kigali - Global Green Growth Institute and the Ministry of Infrastructure (By invitation only)

 

15:00-17:00 Green Kigali Walk (from Rwanda Revenue Authority to Stade Amahoro) - Ministry of Environment and partners

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