March 12, 2013

Kagame to Launch Genocide and Holocaust Course at US University

President Kagame with international students
President Kagame with international students

President Paul Kagame is today going to address over 500 students at the University of Hartford Maurice Greenberg Centre for Judaic Studies, he will also be launching the university’s Genocide and Holocaust Education Initiative.

The President on Monday, met with Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust in an effort to forment development and partnership opportunities between Rwanda and Harvard

He was also expected to share ‘Rwanda’s ongoing journey to socio-economic change’ with students at the Harvard Business School, who have spent the semester studying a course entitled “Rwanda: National Economic Transformation.”

Taught by Professor Michael Porter, a leading expert on competitive strategy and competitiveness and economic development of nations, “Rwanda: National Economic Transformation,” course follows Rwanda’s economy from the 13th Century through the colonial times to the current economic situation.

Professor Michael Porter is also a member of President Kagame’s Presidential Advisory Council.

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