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Ngozi, Burundi
Joined February 2019

"APDH" is a non-governmental organization.its mission is to further peace and human rights education for well being of the community and works in Human Rights Education, gender and youth empowerment

Presence in: Burundi
Focus: Gender-based violence, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Women's Rights

The Association for Peace and Human Rights “APDH” is a non-governmental organization born from a Human Rights School Club initiated in 1994 by young pupils of Don Bosco High School and has evolved into an organization with formally structures as a vision, a mission and objectives well-specified.
APDH was approved by Ministerial Order No. 530/689 of  August 13th, 1998, its head quaters is in Ngozi and has branches in the provinces of Ngozi, Kirundo, Muyinga (north of the country), Gitega (center of country) and Bujumbura (the capital city). It also has 132 members and 20 staff members.
The promotion and defense of human rights as enshrined in the International charter of Human Rights, the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the Constitution of Burundi and other relevant national and international instruments;
Act against any infringement of the rights of individuals and communities in general, and those of the vulnerable and / or marginalized groups in particular; Sensitization communities in general and youth in particular for peaceful conflict resolution and national reconciliation.

The target group of APDH is the community in general , women, youth and local administrative authorities in particular.

People Associated With This Organization

NSABIMANA Pierre Chanel

Joined February 2019
Interests: Gender-based violence, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Women's Rights
As a human rights defender since five years ago, I have an extensive experience in coaching and empowering women on human rights concepts so that they know, enjoy and claim their rights when needed and on the creation of income-generating activities so that women do not always depend financially on their husbands; in the fight against gender-based violence and in the management of conflicts and especially those of land.
In the organization, I am the executive secretary. By joining this network, I want to share the experience with other organizations operating in the same field of intervention around the world so that I am up to date with what is happening in other parts of the world.
NSABIMANA Pierre Chanel is the network champion (main point of contact) for ASSOCIATION FOR PEACE AND HUMAN RIGHTS APDH.

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