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Development and reconciliation 20 years after Rwanda genocide

Two decades on from the genocide in which hundreds of thousands were slaughtered, the tiny East African state of Rwanda has been seeking a path to development and reconciliation.

With the support of the UN Development Programme, UNDP, Rwanda has rebuilt its economy and reduced poverty levels from 77 to 45 per cent.

Mark Betancourt has been speaking to Claver Gatete, Minister of Finance of Rwanda.

He began by asking him about the government’s priorities following the genocide.

Duration: 4’03”