Project ID: 1888

Construction of Confucius Institute in Kigali

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Hanban (Confucius Institute Headquarters) [Government Agency]

Recipient

Rwanda

Sector

Other social infrastructure and services (Code: 160)

Flow type

Grant

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Representational (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

OOF-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Implementation

2006

2006-09-14

Actual start

Commitment year

2008

Completion

2009

2009-06-26

Actual

NOTE: This project began implementation and then later secured financing from a Chinese funding agency to continue project implementation

Description

On September 14, 2006, in a meeting between China's Director General, Western Asia and African Affairs, Zhou Yabin, and Rwandan Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials, China agreed to assist in the construction of the Confucius Institute in Kigali, Rwanda. On January 30, 2008, Chongqing Normal University and the Kigali Institute of Education signed an agreement to establish the Confucius Institute. On June 26, 2009, the Chinese Ambassador to Rwanda, Sun Shuzhong, Tu Jingping, deputy secretary general of Chongqing Municipal People's Government, the State Minister of Education of Rwanda, and the presidents of both partner universities took part in the unveiling ceremony of the Confucius Institute. The amount and flow type are unknown.

Number of official sources

1

Number of unofficial sources

1

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Details

Cofinanced

No