Dr. Mujawamariya Jeanne d’Arc , Minister of Environment, Republic of Rwanda

Honourable Dr. Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya is the Minister of Environment in the Government of Rwanda. Prior to her appointment on 4th November 2019, she served as the Ambassador of Rwanda to the Russian Federation and non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of Belarus from 2013.

Dr Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya served also as Rector of Kigali Institute of Science and Technology- KIST from (2011-2013); Rwanda’s Minister of Gender and Family Promotion (2008-2011); Minister of Education (2006-2008); Minister of State in charge of Higher Education (2005-2006) and Minister of State in charge of Primary and Secondary Education in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Scientific Research (2003-2005).  She was a Lecturer at the National University of Rwanda from 2001 to 2003.

Minister Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya received her bachelor and master’s degrees in Chemistry from the Russian Peoples' Friendship University, Moscow-Russia.

She is a PHD holder in Physical chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology-IIT Roorkee. 

She is passionate about environmental science and sustainable natural resources management in delivery of the National Strategy for Transformation (NST1: 2017-2024) and achieving Rwanda’s vision 2050 aspirations socio-economic transformation.