The partners of the Great Lakes Policy Forum cordially invite you to attend the:


A discussion of what it means for Burundian politics, governance and the population to be in a post-conflict, post-elections setting.

Special Guests:

Maria Burnett, Researcher (Burundi), Human Rights Watch

Peter Uvin, The Henry J. Leir Professor of International Humanitarian Studies & Director, the Institute for Human Security, The Fletcher School at Tufts University

Howard Wolpe, Director, Africa Program and Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

The forum will be facilitated by:

Dorina Bekoe,Senior Research Associate (Africa), Center for Conflict Analysis and Prevention, United States Insitute of Peace

Note the Location:

USIP | 1200 17th Street NW | Washington, DC

All are welcome at the meeting. Journalists may participate, but discussion is not for attribution. Light refreshments will be served. If you have any questions or feedback about the forum, please contact Marco Konings at Search for Common Ground: 202-265-4300.

The Great Lakes Policy Forum aims to keep the Great Lakes on the agenda of policy makers and provides a platform where Government, NGOs, academics, and the Diaspora come together to search cooperatively for solutions to the region's conflicts. The forum is usually held on the first Thursday of each month.