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AEC 2012 - Panelists


Paul Kagame has been serving as the President of the Republic of Rwanda since 2003, when he won the country’s first ever democratic elections. He was elected to a second seven-year mandate in August 2010. President Kagame had been working as Vice-President and Minister for Defense in the Government of National Unity since 1994, following four years of fighting as the Head of the Rwandan Patriotic Front, which marked the end of the Rwandan genocide. President Kagame currently serves as Chair of the UN Secretary General's Advisory Group on the Millennium Development Goals and as Cochair of the International Telecommunication Union’s Broadband Commission.

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