Senior Development Programme Officer: Burundi Programme
Adelin Hatungimana joined ACCORD's Burundi Programme in November 2004 as the Legal Clinic Project Officer. In January 2006 he was appointed Legal Clinic Project Manager, with responsibility for the coordination of activities of the two ACCORD Legal Aid Clinic Offices in Rumonge and Ruyigi. Since August 2006, Mr. Hatungimana has taken up the position of Senior Development Programme Officer in ACCORD's Post-Conflict Transition Assistance Program (PCTAP) being conducted in partnership with DAI (Development Alternatives Inc).
Mr. Hatungimana has a B.A. Degree in Law from the National University of Rwanda (UNR). In 1997 he conducted research on the following topic: "The Attorney's Profession in Rwanda's post-genocide period.". Before joining ACCORD he worked as a magistrate for six years, as well as a consultant in preparing courses and a trainer in various legal matters for several international and national NGOs in Burundi. In general he has a passion for the promotion of and respect of human rights, especially for the benefit of vulnerable people.
Outside the office he enjoys team sports such as basketball and soccer, as well as classical music.