As the UN commander in Rwanda, he witnessed the genocide. Today he fights against the use of child soldiers. How Germany supports the Roméo Dallaire Initiative.
The redesigned museum opened its doors to the public in time for Richard Kandt’s 150th birthday on 17 December 2017. Constructed in 1908, it is the last remaining architectural testimony to the German colonial era in Kigali.
During his visit to Kigali, Foreign Minister Steinmeier met with government and civil society representatives and visited a memorial for the victims of the genocide.
Today (4 April), the Bundestag remembered the victims of the genocide in Rwanda 20 years ago.
20 years on from the start of the genocide in Rwanda, our colleague Bernhard Abels looks back on his posting in Kigali for our 'On the frontlines of history' series.