Prairie View A&M University Welcomes Dr. Clyde Rivers

November 3, 2014

Prairie View A&M University welcomes celebrated politician, activist and lecturer, Dr. Clyde Rivers, Monday, November 10 at 1:00 pm in the Becton Auditorium. The Honorable Dr. Rivers is the acting Honorary Ambassador at Large for the Republic of Burundi.  Dr. Rivers was appointed to this position by H.E. President Pierre Nkurunziza and also serves as Special Advisor to President Pierre Nkurunziza, President of the Republic of Burundi in Africa.



Dr. Rivers will focus his lecture on: 1.  Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms; 2.  His vision for effectively interacting with Africa and specifically the Republic of Burundi; and 3.  Exploring possible interactions between Prairie View A&M University and the Republic of Burundi.
“We are honored to host Dr. Clyde Rivers at Prairie View A&M University. Dr. Rivers is a true humanitarian, a leader, and a visionary who has an impressive and exemplary career as a change agent.  We look forward to working with Dr. Rivers as PVAMU seeks to forge new relationships and develop broader partnerships in this increasingly global marketplace,” explained, Dr. George Wright, President of Prairie View A&M University.


Dr. Rivers is the Founder and President of iChange Nations, a professional institution that equips, mentors and trains highly esteemed individuals who have the desire to change Nations throughout the World. In addition, Dr. Rivers also serves in the following capacities:


Acting Ambassador and the Director of the North American Division of the Golden Rule International; Acting Co-Chairman of the Congressional Prayer Conference of Washington, D.C., USA; Acting World Peace Ambassador for Universal Peace Federation with Special Consultant status for economics for the United Nations; and Acting Representative to the United Nations – New York for the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI) and the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI).