Ag. Director of the Centre for Legal Aid and Mediation

Name : Marie Rose Turamwishimiye
Position : Lecturer, School of Law, University of Rwanda and Acting Director of the Centre for Legal Aid and Mediation.

Contact
Office: At Nyarugenge.
Mobile Phone:+250786384952
Email:M.R.TURAMWISHIMIYE@ur.ac.rw ; rosieshimiye4@gmail.com

 

Marie Rose Turamwishimiye has a PhD in Public Law and an LLM in Environmental Law both from the University of Cape Town – South Africa, and LLB from the University of Rwanda (former National University of Rwanda). She is a holder of certificates in Post-Graduate Academic Practices from the York St John University (UK), Climate change adaptation in agriculture and natural resources management from the Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation in collaboration with the Agriculture Extension Makerere University, International Labour Standards from the International Training Center of the ILO, Research Methodology in Social Sciences organized by Center for Conflict Management at University of Rwanda (former National University of Rwanda), Empowering Women in Publications from the University of KwaZulu Natal in collaboration with the University of Rwanda (former National University of Rwanda). In 2008-2009, Marie Rose was the Head of Department of Public Law in the Faculty of Law, University of Rwanda and from 2009-2011 she was Acting Vice Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Rwanda. Since 27 October 2015 she is serving as the Acting Director of the Centre for Legal Aid and Mediation, School of Law, University of Rwanda. She has been one of the lecturers supervising the legal clinic course since 2005. Her research interest is in Access to Justice and Legal Aid, Environmental Law and Biodiversity Law in general, International Labour Law and Family Law.

 

Areas of research interest:
- Access to justice and Legal Aid
- Environmental Law
- Biodiversity Conservation Law
- International Labour Law
- Family Law

 

Teaching:

- Environmental Law
- International Labour Law
- Legal Clinic
- Law of Persons.

Marie Rose has been co-teaching Matrimonial Regimes, Liberalities and Succession Law for 6 years.