The media Sector Development department has two units:

 

Media Coordination and Monitoring Unit

Media Houses and Associations Unit

 

The main functions of the department include:

 

-          Oversee the implementation of the Rwanda Media Policy and Reforms

-          Liaise with Media High Council on capacity building for journalists

-          Liaise with the media self-regulatory body on self-regulation activities

-          Coordinate with Rwanda Utilities and Regulatory Authority (RURA) on electronic media licensing and regulation

-          Cooperate with local, regional and international media organizations and watchdogs

-          Coordinate assessment of media development through Rwanda Media Barometer (RMB)

-          Coordinate, monitor and support media houses and journalists’ associations

-          Cooperate with local, regional and international media organizations and watchdogs