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Crisis in Burundi: A Talk and Discussion with Carine Kaneza Nantulya
March 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Crisis in Burundi: A Talk and Discussion with Carine Kaneza Nantulya, Women and Girls Movement for Peace and Security in Burundi
Political unrest hit the East African country of Burundi in 2015 when President Pierre Nkurunziza opted not to step down at the end of his term. The ensuing violence precipitated serious human rights abuses and forced nearly 400,000 people to flee the country. Join us to learn more about this under-reported political and refugee crisis.
DATE: Wednesday, March 15
LOCATION: Special Collections, UWM Library 4th Floor (2311 E. Hartford Avenue)
Carine Kaneza Nantulya is the spokesperson for the Women and Girls Movement for Peace and Security in Burundi. She is a transitional justice practitioner with experience working on human rights, rule of law and conflict resolution in multiple countries including Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Sierra Leone and South Africa.
This program is being organized by the Institute of World Affairs and the Department of French, Italian and Comparative Literature and co-sponsored by the Master of Sustainable Peacebuilding program, Women’s and Gender Studies, Department of Africology and the Master of Arts in Language, Literature & Translation program.