Committee Members

Martin Ngoga (Chairperson)

Martin Ngoga is a former Prosecutor General of the Republic of Rwanda, a post he served from 2006 to 2013. Previously he served as the Deputy Prosecutor General of the Republic of Rwanda and the Government’s Special Representative to the Arusha-based International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) from 1999 to 2003. He is a former President of the East Africa Association of Prosecutors and a member of the Executive Committee of the Africa Association of Prosecutors. Mr. Ngoga is currently an advocate at the Kigali Bar Association.

Christophe Mfizi

Christophe Mfizi is the Dean of the Faculty of Journalism and Communication at Institut Catholique de Kabgayi. He is also an “Intiti” member of the Rwandan Academy of Language and Culture. He previously served as Rwanda’s ambassador to France from 1994 to 1996 and a former Director General of the Office Rwandaise d’Information (ORINFOR) between 1976 and 1990. Mr. Mfizi was also responsible for culture at the Agence de Cooperation Culturelle et Technique (ACCT) for the Central African region.

Dr. Christopher Kayumba

Dr. Christopher Kayumba is a researcher, educator and communication consultant. He has a PhD in Peace and Development Research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, MA in Conflict studies from the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK, a BA in Mass Communication and journalism, an Associate Degree in Journalism and a Diploma in Senior Media and Communications Management from Stockholm University. Dr Kayumba is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Rwanda, School of Journalism and communication (SJC). Between 2005-2010, he was a guest lecturer at the Center for African Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Dr. Kayumba is also a Lead Consultant at MGC Consult International Ltd.

Rosine Urujeni

Rosine Urujeni worked as a prosecutor at the Intermediate Court in Huye, Rwanda, and as a lead researcher at the PFR Morita Research Center for peace and reconciliation. For the past ten years she has worked in leadership positions in both the public and private sectors. Ms. Urujeni has also worked in the areas of human rights and humanitarianism, governance, and poverty reduction with emphasis on issues of women’s empowerment. She is a researcher in genocide studies and has an interest in public policy, development, conflict management and human rights.

Evode Uwizeyimana

Evode Uwizeyimana is the Vice Chairperson of the Rwanda Law Reform Commission. He worked as a magistrate at the Court of High Instance in Huye. He has also worked as an international consultant in charge of international treaties at the Ministry of Justice. He is a former legal expert at the Roy Larochelle law firm in Canada. Mr. Uwizeyimana hold masters degrees in International Law (LLM) and International Business Law (D.E.S.S). He has worked as a researcher at the University of Montreal where he is currently pursuing his doctoral studies in International Criminal law. Mr. Uwizeyimana has also previously served as a legal analyst for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).