| Kigali, Rwanda | August 2013

“Rwanda hosting the 2nd International Tripartite Conference (ACP /EC/UN-HABITAT) on Sustainable Urbanisation for Poverty Eradication.

The high level conference was held under the theme “Sustainable Urbanisation as Response to Poverty Eradication in ACP countries – Slum Upgrading and Community Empowerment”. The conference brought together 300 participants from 60 countries, while three quarters of the participants came from outside Rwanda. The conference sought to present the Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) and other programmes and actions for sustainable urban development and slum upgrading. Rwanda has shared its best practices in good urban governance and actions towards achieving sustainable urban development; and a platform to present innovative solutions for improving the living conditions of people living in urban and urbanising areas. ”

– Rwanda Ministry of Infrastructure