Mission, Vision and guiding principles




National Transformation is enabled by good governance 



 Fostering transformational governance



Promote governance principles and practices in all sectors as a precursor for National Transformation



1)To regularly monitor the service delivery and the compliance with the principles of good governance in public and private sector as well as in non-governmental organisations;

2)To conduct research on governance in Rwanda, explore citizens’ perception with service delivery and disseminate the findings;

3)To preserve, protect and promote the use of home-grown solutions in Rwanda and devise strategies meant for applying them efficiently;

4)To give pre-authorization and follow up studies and research carried out in Rwanda on governance and home grown solutions whether by Rwandan or foreigner;

5)To advise the government on the implementation of the decentralization and capacity development policy and on activities meant for building the capacity of decentralized entities;

6) To promote principles of good governance, democracy, performance and quality services delivery and advise the government and other concerned institutions thereof;

7)To advise the government on policies and strategies related to the promotion of excellent

8)Performance and good governance that enhance the country’s development;

9)To provide views, upon request or at its own initiative, to administrative organs on laws that are in force in the country or on draft laws so as to ensure compliance with governance fundamental principles;

10)To put in place strategies to mobilize the citizens on their participation to interventions meant for them and accountability in respect thereof;

11)To register, grant legal personality to local non-governmental organisations and faith-based organisations and to monitor whether their operations comply with the law;

12)To register international non-governmental organisations and to monitor their operations;

13)To register political organisations and to monitor their operations;

14)To promote the media sector and provide advice on its operations; 15- To coordinate and follow up the joint action development forum activities;

15)To collaborate with individuals, institutions and associations operating at local and international levels with similar missions;

16)To annually submit to the president of the republic and to the parliament, both chambers, its action plan and activity report with a copy thereof to other public institutions provided for under this law;

17)To put in place guidelines governing the registration of non-governmental organisations and faith based organisations.

Guiding principles

To fulfil its mission, RGB observes the following principles:

1)To promote good governance and quality service delivery in all of the operations of RGB;

2)To promote citizen centeredness;

3)To be characterized by diligence and expertise in the exercise of its mission;

4)To promote unity and reconciliation among Rwandans;

5)To promote a culture of home-grown innovations in performance and governance;

6)To work through democracy, transparency, dialogue and consultation in the exercise of its mission;

7)To promote a culture of excellence and time management;

8)To be characterized by integrity and high standards in its functioning.