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Join us for the UFI MEA Conference in Kigali, Rwanda on 15 -17 April 2024!

The event, hosted by the Rwanda Convention Bureau, will take place at the prestigious Kigali Convention Centre.

Discover the allure of Rwanda, an extraordinary destination that seamlessly blends business with breathtaking experiences.

As you immerse yourself in this captivating country, you'll have the opportunity to engage with industry colleagues from around the world, share knowledge, and explore new horizons in the business events industry.

Don't miss this exciting chance to elevate your business while creating unforgettable memories.

Register now for the UFI MEA Conference in Kigali, where exceptional networking meets unmatched beauty.

Discover Rwanda

Rwanda is a modern nation with a fast- growing economy. It is ranked the third most competitive country in Africa by the World Economic Forum 2016 Competitiveness Report and is rated one of the cleanest and safest countries in Africa.

Kigali is within easy reach of rich offering of cultural and natural treasures. Take advantage of a range of experiences in discovering Rwanda – venture into its national parks to track the endangered mountain gorilla on the slopes of the Virunga Volcanoes, enjoy a ‘Big 5’ safari in Akagera, rated amongst the most scenic national parks in Africa, or learn about the rich biodiversity in Nyungwe, the largest protected mountain rainforest in Africa. Cultural Heritage Corridor, community tours, tea and coffee plantations, adventure experiences and the shores of Lake Kivu await you. 
Rwanda’s delicious local cuisine, unique culture and arts, combined with breathtaking natural beauty are waiting for you to come and experience a taste of Rwanda’s warm hospitality and wonderful people. You will quickly learn what makes Rwanda remarkable, and why it is becoming one of Africa’s most popular tourist destinations. 
Rwanda is committed to fighting the ideology of Genocide.
When visiting Rwanda, it is impossible not to see and learn about the impact of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. While this is a remarkably moving experience, it is at the same time surprisingly uplifting, as you will experience first-hand how the people of Rwanda have moved forward together positively and are an example to the World of a success story in peace and reconciliation.
The memorials found throughout the country are moving testimonies in memory of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Inaugurated on the 10th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide, the Kigali Genocide Memorial is where 259000 victims have been buried. This memorial also serves to educate about Genocides that have taken place during the 20th Century.
Today Rwanda is a peaceful, vibrant and forward-looking country.
No longer divided through tribal affiliation, Rwandans are now one working together in rebuilding the Nation. The country has advanced enormously in terms of improved education, health, social security and encouraging individual entrepreneurship.

Interesting Facts

Greenest destinations on Earth – 15th out of the 20 world’s greenest destinations on earth (WTG, 2020).

5th least corrupt country in Africa according to a new corruption Perception Index (2019, CPI).

9th Best place to be a woman globally – (Global gender Gap Index – 2020).

2nd in Africa - 2020 World Bank Doing Business Report.
2nd Safest place in Africa – Gallup Global Report 2018.

5th in the world efficiency of government spending – Global Competitive Index 2017 – 2018.

11th Most Competitive Economies in Africa – The Global Competitiveness Index 2019 Rankings.

3rd Country in Cyber Security in Africa – 2018 Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI).



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