Paul Kagame

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Paul Kagame wiki is the current President of the Republic of Rwanda.

Official Biographical Note

Accessed May 2010: [1]

"President Kagame has received recognition for his leadership in peace building and reconciliation, development, good governance, promotion of human rights and women’s empowerment, and advancement of education and ICT, including the following:

  • Patron and Honorary Fellow of the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa - COSECSA (2009)
  • Most Innovative People Award for Economic Innovation by the Global Leadership Team (2009)
  • Presidential Merit Citation Award by Utah State University (2009)
  • International Medal of Peace by Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church (2009)
  • Clinton Global Citizen Award for Leadership in Public Service by William Jefferson Clinton (2009)
  • World Technology Awards (for Policy) by the World Technology Network (2009)
  • Children's Champion Award by the United States Fund for UNICEF (2009)
  • Distinction of Grand Cordon in the Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of the Pioneers of the Republic of Liberia (2009)
  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws by Florida State University (2009)
  • Innovation for Peace Award by the World Summit on Innovation and Enterprise (2008)
  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws by University of Glasgow (2007)
  • Abolitionist of the Year Award by Hands Off Cain (2007)
  • African Gender Award by Femmes Africa Solidarité (2007)
  • ICT Africa Award (2006 and 2007)
  • Honorary Doctorate by Oklahoma Christian University (2006)
  • African National Achievement Award by the Africa America Institute (2005)
  • Rwanda Defence Forces Order of Honour; National Liberation Medal; Campaign Against Genocide Medal (2005)
  • Andrew Young Medal for Capitalism and Social Progress by Georgia State University (2005)
  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws by the University of the Pacific (2005)
  • Global Leadership Award by the Young Presidents Organisation (2003)
  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) by Vellore Institute of Technology (2002)
  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Public Service by La Roche College (2000)

"Paul Kagame is married to Jeannette Nyiramongi and they have four children."

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  1. Biography, Paul Kagame, accessed May 31, 2010.