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ABOUT US
 
Mandate
THE MISSION :"Leading the fight against corruption through public education, prevention and law enforcement” THE VISION: “A corruption and injustice free Rwanda” CORE VALUES:“Integrity, Accountability, Excellence and Professionalism”. ORIGIN AND MEANING OF WORD “OMBUDSMAN” The term ombudsman (om-budz-man) originated in Sweden the first country to have an Ombudsman in 1809 when the Swedish Parliament appointed an Ombudsman to resolve problems (...)  Read More
 
Ombudsman team
DEPUTY OMBUDSMAN: MUSANGABATWARE Clément Mr. MUSANGABATWARE Clément ,est l’Ombudsman Adjoint chargé de la Lutte contre la corruption et les infractions connexes. Communication en bureau: Email :omb3@ombudsman.gov.rw +250 525587308 +250 252587309 VoIP phone:3138003  Read More
 
Permanent Secretary
Mr. Xavier MBARUBUKEYE, 45, was appointed Permanent Secretary at the Office of the Ombudsman on 13th December 2006, a position he has held to date. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and an MBA in Finance. He attended various seminars and workshops in the area of public finance management. He served in Tax Administration from 1990 to 2001 where he occupied the following positions: Tax Auditor, Head of Division, Director of Tax (...)  Read More
 
Structure
Ombudsman Structure  Read More
 
Our legislation
REVISED CONSTITUTION Below are laws used by the Office of the Ombudsman LAW No 76/2013 OF 11/9/2013 DETERMINING THE MISSION, POWERS, ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONING OF THE OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN LAW N° 23/2003 OF 07/08/2003 AIMS AT PREVENTING, SUPPRESSION AND PUNISHMENT OF CORRUPTION AND RELATED OFFENSES LAW N° 35/2012 OF 19/09/2012 RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF WHISTLEBLOWERS ORGANIC LAW N61/2008 OF 10/09/2008 ON THE LEADERSHIP CODE OF (...)  Read More
 
Spokesperson
The spokesperson of the Office of the Ombudsman is Mr. Nkurunziza Jean Pierre, the Advisor to the Chief Ombudsman Contact: nkurunzizajeanpierre@ombudsman.gov.rw nziza2001@yahoo.fr  Read More
 
Powers
POWERS OF THE OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN  Powers of Judicial Police  Power to request administrative sanctions  Prosecution powers  Bailiffs powers  Request for judgment review  Read More
 
Regional and international associations
The Office of the Ombudsman is a member of regional and international associations namely: The Eastern African Association of Anti Corruption Authorities (EAAACA) International Association of Anti corruption Authorities (IAAACA) African Ombudsman and Mediators Association (AOMA)  Read More