Welcome Remark

Dear Guests, on behalf of the entire membership, the Governing Council, the Secretariat of the Rwanda Bar Association (RBA) and my own behalf, I have the pleasure to welcome you to the Rwanda Bar Association website.

This website provides access to a range of information in relation to the Bar Association structure and Activities. We trust that you will find information contained on this website useful.

President of the Bar Association
Julien- Gustave KAVARUGANDA

Up coming Events

CLE Calendar 2020

IBA Conferences

RBA General Assembly

Our Services

Service to Advocates

The Rwanda Bar Association provides the different services to its membership including Training Programmes for Advocates; CAPA (Certificat d’Aptitude a la Profession d’Avocat) Certification; Medical Insurance for RBA members and their dependants; Providing Towhom it may concern document / Recommendation letter and Professional Cards Issuing .


Legal Aid services

The Rwanda Bar Association provides services such us Providing information to the public; Handling complains between advocates and the public; Providing legal information, advice, orientation, mediation, and legal assistance & representation to indigent and vulnerable people free of charge.


CLE Program

As Every application for an Annual Practicing authorization has to be accompanied by proof that the applicant has secured at least two Credits (or 30 hours) of CLE during the previous year the Bar Association provide continuous legal education to members according to the calendar of the current year. Please find the CLE calendar 2018



Meet our Council Members

Search for RBA member through our MIS

Our CLE Calendar 2020

Our Latest News

Forum des Jeunes Avocats. Kigali, 17-18 Janvier 2020

Kigali, 17-18 Janvier 2020 . Pour la première fois le Barreau du Rwanda a organisé un Forum des Jeunes avocats […]

EALS Governing Council members Pose photo with HE Paul Kagame

24th East Africa Law Society Annual Conference 2019, in Kigali

This Year the East Africa Law Society (EALS) organized its 24th Edition of the East Africa Law Society Annual Conference […]

Rwanda Bar Association and Rwanda Correctional Service in a fresh drive to promote access to justice for inmates

Access to justice for all and Human Rights Promotion and Protection constitutes one of the important pillars of the Rule […]

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Our Partners

Ministry of Justice
The Judiciary of Rwanda

RBA Activities and more