Caritas Niyonzima
Integrity, Innovative, Inspiring


Caritas Niyonzima is the founder of CN & Associates law firm. She gathered a team of skilled women law practitioners, built the firm from the ground and made it what it is and what it stands for today.

With more than 20 years of experience, Caritas has a great knowledge of the market and therefore provides a solid advice. From international or national corporate entities to local non-profit making bodies, she will make sure that the legal advice you are aiming for is well tailored to your singular needs.

Caritas has a speciality in fighting for Human Rights. She works actively in advocating against gender-based, children and sexual violence.

Caritas regularly speaks at conferences and seminars on a wide range of subjects. She is also a registered arbitrator at the Arbitration Center of Burundi.


Law degree, Université du Burundi, 1991



Human rights, René Cassin, International Institute of Human Rights of Strasbourg

Treaty Monitoring bodies, International Services for Human Rights, Geneva

Techniques de plaidoyer, Global Rights, Bujumbura

Trainers programme, Public Administration Leadership and Management Academy of South Africa, Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA)

General Introduction to Arbitration

Negotiation of an Arbitration agreement

Arbitration in the context of the East African Court

Professional Arbitrators’ Ethic.

    • Advocate at the Burundi Bar Association
      • Burundi Women Lawyers Association
      • Rotary Club de Bujumbura
      • Kirundi
      • Swahili
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      • English