School of Law

School of Law

Me Yves Sezirahiga, LLM

Name : Me Yves Sezirahiga, LLM
Position : Assistant Lecturer, School of Law & Exams’ Coordinator

Contact
Office: Huye/CASS Headquarters. Mobile Phone:+250788493141
Email: sezyves@yahoo.fr , y.sezirahiga@ur.ac.rw

Yves SEZIRAHIGA holds an LLM in International law of Human Rights and Criminal Justice with specialization in International Criminal Justice from Utrecht University – Netherlands obtained in 2010, and LLB from the National University of Rwanda obtained in 2006. Prior to joining the School of Law of the University of Rwanda, he worked as a monitoring agent of Gacaca Courts in RUSIZI and NYAMASHEKE Districts; a project of the National Commission of Human Rights financed by EU. He is currently doing his PhD at the University of Groningen – Netherlands, in the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology of the faculty of law. His research project focuses on “The right of victims of international crimes to effective remedy and reparation. Case study of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda”. Yves is also a practicing lawyer registered to the Rwanda Bar Association since 2009 and a certified mediator since 2014. He is mainly interested in the victims’ rights, Woman Reproductive health Rights, Juvenile justice, international criminal justice and criminology.

Areas of research interest:
- International criminal justice
- Human Rights Law
- Juvenile justice
- Reproductive health rights
- Witness and Victims protection.
 
Teaching:
- Introduction to Public Law at the University of Rwanda – College of Arts and Social Sciences (UR-CASS) – School of Law
- Special Criminal Law at the University of Rwanda – College of Arts and Social Sciences (UR-CASS) – School of Law
- Criminology at the University of Rwanda – College of Arts and Social Sciences (UR-CASS) – School of Law
- Legal Drafting Techniques at the University of Rwanda – College of Arts and Social Sciences (UR-CASS) – School of Law
- International Criminal Law at the University of Rwanda – College of Arts and Social Sciences (UR-CASS) – School of Law
 
Other activities:
- Registered Advocate at Rwanda Bar Association since 2009
- Certified Mediator since 2014