Rwanda flag



Rwanda submitted its updated and revised NDC in 2020. The update NDC has an unconditional emissions reduction target of 16% and a conditional target of an additional 22% by 2030. The updated NDC covers both priority mitigation and adaptation targets related to energy, industrial processes and product use, waste, agriculture, land and forestry, water, human settlements, health, transport, mining, and other cross-cutting areas. The total estimated cost of NDC implementation is USD 11 billion over 2021-2030 of which 60% will require financing from international cooperation donors and private sector entities.


Timeline of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Document Submissions

Please click on the timeline below to view the documents submitted.

Climate Commitments

Partnership Engagement
  • Membership: member since 2018
  • Governance: Rwanda is the current Co-Chair of the NDC Partnership Steering Committee and has served as a country member since 2021
  • Country Engagement: Since joining the Partnership, Rwanda has requested support related to designing or improving policies, strategies, plans and legislation; mainstreaming NDCs into national/subnational planning and budgeting; improving the quality and ambition of the NDC; improving coordination and whole of society approach; designing or strengthening monitoring, evaluation, reporting and verification (MRV); capacity building and knowledge products; preparation of NDC related projects and pipelines for investment; and mobilization of financial resources for NDC investment projects. With Partnership support, Rwanda has developed an NDC Implementation Framework for 2021 to 2030 covering 9 sectors and 15 outcome areas. In addition, partners have supported various activities, including update and revision of the NDC and development of the NDC Implementation Framework, hiring of an NDC In country Facilitator and economic advisory support. For further information on the requests submitted by Rwanda, including outstanding areas of support, please follow the links in the following section.

Country Documents

Access the country specific documents relevant to NDC Partnership in‑country work below.

Key Contacts

Focal Point Ministries

  • Ministry of Environment
  • Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning

Should there be any questions, please feel free to contact the Support Unit team at

Country Highlights