Ambassador Alain Aime Nyamitwe is the Special Advisor to the Executive Secretary and Head of the African Union Liaison Office in Addis Ababa. He joined the Foundation in June of 2019. He served as the Minister of External Relations and International Cooperation of the Republic of Burundi from May 2015-April 2018. Prior to that position, he served as Ambassador of the Republic of Burundi to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, with concurrent accreditations to the Republics of Chad, Djibouti and South Sudan. Mr. Nyamitwe is also the former ambassador of the Republic of Burundi to the Federal Republic of Nigeria with concurrent accreditation to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.
A career diplomat, Ambassador Alain Aime Nyamitwe holds a Master’s Degree in Economic and Social Policy from the Universite Catholique de Louvain (UCL).