“The Legal Aid Clinic Project of ACCORD successfully mediated one dispute regarding land in Ruyigi Province. In addition to this, ACCORD organized a ‘Lessons Learned Conflict Management Training’ in the commune of Makamba, Makamba Province

, for 25 community leaders, local administration representatives and judicial authorities. Furthermore, 21 persons who received legal advice from ACCORD were referred to either Avocats Sans Frontieres (ASF) or to the relevant legal institutions. These initiatives assist towards the promotion of reconciliation, protection and reintegration of returnees into [the] communities.”

UN/OCHA Weekly Situation Report on Burundi, 15-21 October 2007