Communication can save or endanger community

09-20-2017 The Ombudsman office in partnership with UNFPA has organized a workshop in Kirundo province this 19 September 2017. Participants were youth from different political parties and the focus was on non-violent communication, gender-based violence prevention and mutual respect. In his speech, Burundi Ombudsman Edouard Nduwimana mentions the role of (...)

Inter-Burundian dialogue expected to resume by October

09-07-2017 Following the recent visit to Benjamin Mkapa, facilitator in the Inter-Burundian dialogue, Burundi Ombudsman, Edouard Nduwimana said both of them converged on the resumption of the Inter-Burundian dialogue sessions from October. “Our common vision was that the facilitation office would schedule the last session to conclude the inter-Burundian dialogue (...)

Hosting international events proves peace and security in Burundi, says government

07-06-2017 The government says that international official meetings that take place in Burundi prove concerns over peace and security are unfounded. Burundi has hosted this Thursday the conference of African ombudsmen, and the government uses the event as evidence against claims there is no peace and stability in Burundi. Burundi (...)