Press releases

Feb
2019

Nile Basin Countries Celebrate 20 Years of Cooperation & Partnership

Representatives of the ten Nile Basin States that form the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) gathered in Kigali, Rwanda, on February 22, 2019 to mark Regional Nile Day 2019 and celebrate 20 years of cooperation and partnership through the NBI – an intergovernmental partnership of Burundi, DR Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania […]

Feb
2019

Press Statement by the Host Member of Nile Council of Ministers (Nile-COM) and Minister of Environment for Rwanda, Dr Vincent Biruta

Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I welcome you all to this very special briefing and I take this opportunity to thank you for honouring my invitation. On February 22, 2019, the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) will celebrate Nile Day as well as mark 20 years since it was established. The NBI is a partnership of 10 […]

Jan
2019

Burundi launches The ‘Year of the Nile Basin’ with a call to protect biodiversity of the Nile

Speaking at the launch of 2019 as the ‘Year of the Nile Basin’ in Bujumbura, Dr Deo-Guide Rurema, the Chairman of the Nile Council of Ministers and Burundi Minister of Environment, Agriculture and Livestock, said his government was on the right track in protecting the common heritage that is the River Nile.   Press Release […]

Jan
2019

Burundi to officially launch The Year of the Nile Basin on behalf of NBI Member States

Burundi’s Minister of Environment, Agriculture and Livestock, Hon. Deo-Guide Rurema will, on behalf of the NBI Member States preside over the launch activities scheduled to take place January 27 – 28, 2019. Activities will include a press conference as well as tree planting at the most distant source of the River Nile in Rutovu. Nile-CoM […]

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  • RT @JenniferJSara1: Thanks to the #NileBasin Initiative, flood forecasts are shared throughout the Nile region, benefiting 1.7 MILLION peop… 2019-07-14

  • RT @JenniferJSara1: Thanks to the #NileBasin Initiative, flood forecasts are shared throughout the Nile region, benefiting 1.7 MILLION peop… 2019-07-14

  • RT @JenniferJSara1: Thanks to the #NileBasin Initiative, flood forecasts are shared throughout the Nile region, benefiting 1.7 MILLION peop… 2019-07-14

  • RT @JenniferJSara1: Thanks to the #NileBasin Initiative, flood forecasts are shared throughout the Nile region, benefiting 1.7 MILLION peop… 2019-07-13

  • Thanks to the #NileBasin Initiative, flood forecasts are shared throughout the Nile region, benefiting 1.7 MILLION… https://t.co/pBvLR2Dl1g 2019-07-13