Coalition pour la paix au Burundi
Executive secretariat and senior trainer in conflict management
Thematic experiences and competences
I am currently working as Executive secretariat of COPA (Coalition for Peace in Africa-Burundi) focusing on the development of the peace and development program. I have been involved in conflict resolution for more than fifhtin years working as peacebuilder and worked with Youth project at “Deutch Relief and Rehabilitation Agency, CRS, IRC, Centre Jeune Kamenge, Cord as consultant . Program Assistant and Responsible of Peace and Reconciliation program ( Youth project for Search for Common ground where I was developing program on peace and development and set up Local Peace Comities, ), Senior trainer of Search for Common Ground to strengthen the Capacity of the other employees in conflict transformations . Later, I worked as the regional Coordinator of Coalition for peace in Africa .I also work as an independent consultant in conflict management and have worked as consultant in Benin assisting the UNDP and the government to set up the Infrastructures of Peace Initiative to prevent the electoral violence where I trained the members of local authorities and some decisions makers at a high level as well as developed the program of peace process. I once again worked with UNDP in Ivory Coast to help to set up the social cohesion and reconciliation program. I am also conflict transformation practitioner and a senior trainer who have produced several training manuals in conflict management, development and sustainable peace, leadership and Advocacy and lobbying that have been translated into Kirundi..I have worked extensively with COPA in Burundi and with UNESCO/ National University as a peace building and conflict transformation trainer. I have also worked closely with mediation efforts and the facilitation of dialogue processes at the University of Burundi focused on tensions between Hutu and Tutsi students. I have previously worked as a community mediator with Agro Action Allemande resolving community level development related conflicts. Recently, I was working as independent consultant to set up an infrastructure of Peace ( Communities practices network) for young people local organizations in Bujumbura Town where we are facing the political conflict to reduce the violence. I’m an active member of several internal networks of peacebuilders in Burundi and works especially with youth projects focused violence prevention and recovery I’m comfortable in French, English, Kirund and Kiswahili.
. L I worked as the Central regional Coordinator of Coalition for peace in Africa ( Great Lakes region) where I developped a regional training program in french