Human Rights Monitoring, Investigations and Reporting Course opens at the Rwanda Peace Academy

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The “Human Rights Monitoring, Investigations and Reporting Course” started today Monday, 27 May 2019 at the Rwanda Peace Academy (RPA) training facility in Musanze and will run up to 31 May 2019. The course is organized in Partnership with the Rwanda Peace Academy, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR).

It was officially opened by Mr. Chris Mburu, the Senior Human Rights Advisor, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Kigali. The objective of the course is to enhance the capacity of the staff of the Commission by equipping them with practical tools and substantive knowledge for the conduct of Human Rights investigations, monitoring and reporting.

The Chairperson of the National Commission for Human Rights, Mrs.  Madeleine Nirere and the Secretary General of the Commission Mr. Emmanuel Niyibishaka were present at the opening ceremony. They were received by Colonel Jill Rutaremara, the Director of the RPA.

The course will be attended by a total of 27 senior members of staff from the Commission.