Christian Cito Cirhigiri

Christian Cito Cirhigiri is a peace journalist from the Democratic Republic of Congo and founder of Peacemaker 360 and Program Adviser at Conducive Space for Peace, an international non-profit organization based in Denmark, which supports collaborative partnerships to facilitate systemic transformation of the global peacebuilding system. He is currently a Ph.D. researcher at the Human Rights Center of the Faculty of Law and Criminology at Ghent University where he is researching community participation in security governance initiatives in North Kivu (Eastern Congo).

Peace News Network Contributor (DRC)

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July 25, 2020

"...local peacebuilding is weakened but this can change if local and international actors engage work together to sustain peace during and beyond the pandemic."

July 26, 2019

By Christian Cito

As part of its fifth iteration, the United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY) brought 60 young peacebuilders together in the first Latin America regional Young Peacebuilders’ Forum in Bogotá this month. Countries represented at the regional forum, w...

December 6, 2017

Op-ed: Peacemaker 360 founder Christian Cito discusses what a non-violent movement could mean for youth in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

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