Eric Blanco Niyitunga - PhD Completed

Eric Blanco Niyitunga successfully completed his doctoral studies on 9th November 2016. His thesis is titled: Exploring the Challenges of the African Union-led Mediation in Peace Processes: The Cases of Burundi, Libya and Zimbabwe. The thesis sheds light on the role of the African Union in Mediation, and the challenges (internal and external) that prevent the AU from owning mediation processes and having autonomy over the outcome. It argues that mediation is ultimately an academic endeavor that requires professionalism, expertise and experience, and should therefore be undertaken by scholars who are academically grounded in the field.

Eric is currently a senior lecturer at the University of Johannesburg where he will continue to work. He is also in the process of establishing an "Institute of Mediation Studies (IMS)" in the Great Lakes Region, particularly in Burundi.

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Robert Turyamureeba awarded PhD from Durban University of Technology

Robert Turyamureeba awarded PhD from Durban University of Technology

11 October 2017

Dr Robert Turyamureeba ALC is very pleased to congratulate Dr Robert Turyamureeba on completing his PhD in Management Sciences Specializing in Public Administration, from the Durban University of Technology. Robert passed his PhD viva on 14th April 2017, and formally graduated on 13th September 2017. Roberts PhD thesis was titled: “Building Peace through food security and land access in the Nakivale...

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