Gounden in Burundi to meet government and civil society

The Founder and Executive Director of ACCORD, Vasu Gounden, was in Burundi from 27-30 November, for a series of meetings with government officials and civil society leaders. On the 30th, Mr Gounden officially opened the Lessons Learnt Seminar hosted by ACCORD’s Burundi office from 30 November to 2 December in Bujumbura.

ACCORD has been involved in the peace process in Burundi since 1995, and in 2003 opened its first country office in Burundi. ACCORD has also awarded the Nation of Burundi the Africa Peace Award, which will be presented early in 2006.

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