2011 Advocate Elvis Mbembe Binda has been appointed Dean of the School of Law of the University of Rwanda. Elvis is a trained lawyer. At the School of Law of the University of Rwanda, he teaches Economic and Financial Law with an emphasis on the East African Community regional economic integration. He earned a PhD at the University of Utrecht. He is the president and a co-founder of the Initiative for Peace and Human Rights, which focuses on the rights of detainees, Indigenous People, women and children, the LGBT community, the disabled and people living with HIV/AIDS in Rwanda.