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Domitien Nibizi is now a member of Peace and Collaborative Development Network
Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
Domitien Nibizi is a Local Outreach Minister at S11th & Willis Church of Christ in Abilene, Texas where he assists refugees with their needs, such as interpretation/translation, filling-out employment applications, integration within the American culture, and other things. Over more than 20 years of military experience, Domitien Nibizi was an officer of the rank of Colonel in the Burundi National Army. He has occupied successively different positions of commandment in Chief, such as commander of the 32nd battalion of commandos (1996-1999), 4th battalion of commandos (2000-2001), a regiment of artillery (2002) and the Aide-de-Camp of the Chief of Staff of Burundi National Army (2003-2004).
Domitien Nibizi graduated from Abilene Christian University where he received a Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation (May 2011) and a Master of Science in Organizational and Human Resource Development (May 2007). He also has a Bachelor in Mathematical Sciences from Burundi (1986). He has some certificates in “Preventing Electoral Violence in Africa and Conflict Analysis in Africa’s Great Region.”
Currently, Domitien is writing a book that is a comprehensive history of Burundi since the prelude to the independence until its 50th anniversary in 2012 with emphasis on the analysis of Conflicts that have occurred in Burundi during that period of time. Additionally, the book will highlight some concerns that Burundians have on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission as a mechanism of transitional justice to be applied to Burundi.
Please indicate if you're joining PCDN as an individual or organization (please mark the appropriate category)
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
East Africa community
Great Lakes’ Region
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
United States of America
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
I am out of school with a Master Degree in Conflict Resolution, a Master Degree in Organizational and Human Resource Development, and a Bachelor degree in Mathematics.
How many years professional experience do you have ?
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Truth and Reconciliation
Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR)
Leadership, engagement and empowering for conflict prevention
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
“Burundi of the Half-Century Tragedy and Despair: Sharing the Past to Shape the Future.” Burundi, Nov.-Dec 2011
Conducted research and interviews pertaining to Burundi political and social history and future. Interviewees included former Presidents and Ministers, the current Chief of Staff of the National Army, University Professors, among other high authorities. Further questions pertained to border control within the Great Lakes Region in particular and the East African Community in general
(I am writing the book)
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