Humphrey Fellow Ndayisenga researching civilian protection for Nonviolent Peaceforce

2017-18 Humphrey International Fellow based at the University of Minnesota, Pierre Claver Ndayisenga, will research unarmed civilian protection in conflict zones for Saint Paul's Nonviolent Peaceforce.

Mr. Ndayisenga is a senior police officer and United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping professional. He has 11 years of experience in planning and supervising police operations, judicial policing and training in human rights within the Burundian National Police. Mr. Ndayisenga holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the Burundian Police Academy. Over the course of his career he has held multiple senior posts from Police Station Chief to Regional Commander. Between 2013 and 2016 he worked as a UN Peacekeeper within the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti where he was in charge of mentoring and monitoring local police and officials to execute police duties in accordance with the International Human Rights Standards for Law Enforcement.

Nonviolent Peaceforce
Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is an international peace corps that provides direct protective presence to vulnerable civilians and works to prevent violence in conflict zones.

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