Diogène Bideri

Chairperson, Regional Committee on Genocide Prevention

International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR)

Mr. Diogène Bideri is the Principal Legal Adviser at the Rwandan National Commission for the Fight against Genocide and Chairperson for the prevention and punishment of the crime of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity and all forms of discrimination (International Conference on Great Lakes Region, Bujumbura). He has earned his lawyer’s PhD at the Université de Strasbourg III (France) and works as a lecturer at the National University of Rwanda (NUR). He has published the book Rwanda 1990–1993 : Le massacre des Bagogwe. Un prélude au génocide des Tutsi, and articles about various aspects of genocide, for instance about the role of judicial documentation in the conversation of memory.