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President Kagame in Germany for Munich Security Conference

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President Paul Kagame (2nd right front row) in Germany at the Munich Security Conference

President Paul Kagame is in Germany for the Munich Security Conference (MSC) discussing global security issues from February 17-19.

The president will spend three days in Munich with other global leaders and think- tanks to come up with concrete measure on security, health and immigration concerns today.

Organized by Munich Security Conference Foundation, the 53rd edition of Munich Security Conference brought together leaders from 30 countries and will discuss the ‘Munich Security Report’ that is entitled ‘Post-Truth, Post-West, Post-Order?’

On Saturday, Kagame will be a key speaker in a panel Discussion on ‘Health Security: Small Bugs, Big Bombs’ alongside Bill Gates, Co-Chair Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Erna Solberg, Prime Minister Kingdom of Norway and Peter Salama, Executive Director of Health Emergencies Program at World Health Organization.

With his vast experience of leading a country from war and tartars to peace and prosperity, Kagame is expected to share Rwanda’s experience to inspire other leaders to find definite solutions.


Cyber security, regional integration and trade treaties were among hottest debates in all panel sessions of day one; panelists acknowledged they are important components that will sharpen European Union future.

Louise Mushikiwabo, Rwanda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs delivered a key note speech on ‘Fighting the Roots of Migration: Economic cooperation as New Deal for Africa’.

Over the past five decades, the Munich Security Conference (MSC) has become a major global forum for the elite to discuss security policy.

It brings together more than 450 senior decision-makers from around the world including; Heads of State, Ministers, representatives of international organizations, as well as media and academic personalities to engage in an intensive debate on current and future security challenges.