Location and Facilities

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The Great Lakes Peacebuilding Institute is conveniently located in the city of Gitega, the second largest city in the Republic of Burundi (Central Africa). The location allows for participants throughout the Great Lakes region (Eastern DRC, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania) to travel to it in less than one day.

The classes and workshops for the Institute are all held at the modern MI-PAREC conference center in the city center, which accommodates 40 visitors.  The conference center has free wireless internet available as well as a small computer center and a Peace Library.

Centre Miparec

For information about travel and arrival, please contact the MiPAREC conference center reception desk at +257 22 40 38 37; centre@miparec.org.