Burundi National Olympic Committee

Burundi National Olympic Committee

CNO Burundi


  • Headquarters address: BP 6247, 10 Avenue du 18 Septembre, Rohero 1, Bujumbura, Burundi.
  • Type: National Olympic Committee.
  • Place of intervention: Great Lakes Region, Burundi.
  • Contact: Phocas Mpezindagano
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  • Program name: Great Lakes Program, now Peacemakers.
  • Summary: This is a historic Peace and Sport program that falls into the PeaceMakers program. It is located in the Great Lakes region of Burundi.
  • Objective: Participate in a peace culture by implementing the Peace and Sport methodology during extracurricular activities.
  • SDGs:
    – Good health and well-being (SDG 3)
    – Quality education (SDG 4)
    – Partnerships for the achievement of the goals (SDG 17).
  • Context: Burundi was marked by violence which led to a long peace process. The country also went through an economic and security crisis in 2015. Since then, measures have been implemented to obtain the maintenance of peace.

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  • Number of beneficiaries: 300 children.
  • Nature of beneficiaries: children from 10 different schools.


  • Number of coordinators / educators: 10 educators trained by Peace and Sport.
  • Sport practiced: football.
  • Calendar of activities:

January / March 2021

Redefining the program.

Drafting and approval of the concept note.

April / June 2021

Launch of the program.

Teacher training in the Peace and Sport methodology and the mobile application.

Monitoring and evaluation once a month.

July / December 2021

Project follow up.

Monitoring and evaluation.