Mrs Else Nizigama Ntamagiro

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1.    Personal Details

Married and mother 

2.    Education 

-    Master in  Political Sciences and International Relations (DEA SPRI), at the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL), Belgium
-    Bachelor in Administrative and Political Sciences, Official University of Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo 

3.    Professional Career 

-    Since 6th July 2016, date of the Presentation of  Letters of Credence: Ambassador Germany;
-    2014 – 2016: Ambassador to  the Russian Federation and to Georgia 
-    2011 – 2013:  Chargé d'Affaires at the Embassy of Burundi in Canada
-    2009 – 2011: First Counsellor at the Embassy of Burundi in the Democratic Republic of Congo 
-    2002 – 2009: Advisor at the Ministry of Foreign Relations and International Cooperation, Department of International Organisations, Bujumbura, Burundi

During her diplomatic career, Mrs. Nigizama has completed several trainings in Africa, Asia, Europe and in North America. In this context, she was also able to participate in various high-ranking international conferences in major cities around the world. 

4.    Publications 

-    " De l'Autocratie à la Démocratie au Burundi : Défis et Enjeux". Graduate Thesis presented and defended to obtain the Master  in Political and Social Sciences: Specialization International Relations,  Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL); Belgium.
-    ‘’Conflits et Processus de Paix dans les pays des Grands Lacs: Une étude sur le Burundi’’. Thesis presented and defended to obtain the Bachelor (License) in Administrative and Political Sciences, Université Officielle de Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo. 
-    ‘De l'Autocratie à la Démocratie au Congo Démocratique: Quelle Transition ?". Work presented to obtain the graduate title in Administrative and Political Sciences at the Official University of Bukavu.
-    ‘’Problematizing Political Power in Burundi. Contribution of political sociology in the Great Lakes region.’’ Journal UJUVI, 16, 2005. 

 

5.  Languages spoken:

-    French (Excellent)
-    Swahili (Excellent) 
-    Kirundi (Excellent)
-    English (Good)
-    Lingala (Good)