CIG & Rwanda Cooperation Sign MOU to Enhance Public Sector Capability in Rwanda and Internationally

July 7, 2022
CIG’s Executive Director, Wu Wei Neng; and Rwanda Cooperation’s CEO, Ambassador Christine Nkulikiyinka, shaking hands after the MOU signing.
KIGALI (Rwanda), 7 July 2022 — The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) and the Rwanda Cooperation entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 7 July 2022, formalising the partnership between both organisations to support public sector capabilities development. CIG will work closely with Rwanda Cooperation to co-design and co-deliver training programmes for public sector officers in Rwanda and internationally, and promote knowledge sharing through South-South and triangular cooperation.

The signing ceremony was held in person at Rwanda Cooperation’s office in Kigali. In her remarks, Rwanda Cooperation’s CEO, Ambassador Christine Nkulikiyinka, highlighted the shared mandates between Rwanda Cooperation and CIG in championing people-centred and accountable governance through knowledge sharing.

CIG is keen to exchange good practices and learn from Rwandan experts. This MOU provides a solid foundation for both organisations to commence a process of mutual learnings, and to co-create communities of practice to draw insights from practitioners and experts in specific areas of governance.
Rwanda Cooperation and CIG at the MOU signing ceremony.
The signing ceremony was held in person at the RMI Murambi Campus located at Muhanga District, Southern Province. The MOU was signed by Dr Charline Mulindahabi, Director General of RMI and Mr Kenneth Sim, Dean, Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG).
"This partnership will allow both organisations to make concrete and impactful steps towards promoting governance as key to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in the global South.”
Ambassador Christine Nkulikiyinka
Chief Executive Officer, Rwanda Cooperation
Wu Wei Neng, CIG’s Executive Director, also expressed gratitude for the partnership between both organisations:
“Rwanda Cooperation’s work can be summed up in a single word: bridge-building. We are very pleased to be formalising our cooperation. CIG is looking forward to becoming a trusted partner as we begin substantive work to build bridges toward socio-economic development."
Wu Wei Neng
Director, Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG)
The MOU signing ceremony was concluded by an exchange of gifts.
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About Rwanda Cooperation

Rwanda Cooperation was established by the Government of Rwanda in 2018 to promote and share innovative development initiatives through South-South and Triangular Cooperation. Rwanda Cooperation is committed to developing strong, impactful partnerships and providing world-class services to our partners. Their mission is to serve as a hub for learning that promotes innovative initiatives through national and international cooperation. 

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About the Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG)

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) is an international non-profit organisation, headquartered in Singapore. We believe in a world where citizens have a deep sense of trust in their governments and public institutions, and where nations are governed by principled, wise leaders supported by an effective civil service. Trust and effective governance serve as a strong foundation for national development and prosperity. CIG supports governments in building government talent, leadership and public service capabilities through training programmes, knowledge products and advisory work. We are not affiliated with any national government or political party, and we do not represent any partisan or commercial interests.

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