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Father Jean Claude Atusameso

Father Jean Claude Atusameso
Commission of Sustainable Development
Conference 12 - United Nations, NYC
Father Jean Claude Atusameso
314 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Home Phone: 703-836-3015
Cell Phone: 301-768-1399


  • Bachelor Degree in Philosophy, Grand Séminaire Saint Augustin: 1991-1994
  • Bachelor Degree in Theology, Grand Séminaire Saint Cyprien: 1995-1999
  • Taekwon-do and meditation, 1986-now
  • Rural Development, Centre Technique de Développement Rural et Agricol, ( on line), Pays Bas.

Other Courses and conferences:

  • Reaching the Poor - World Bank Workshop: February 18-20, 2004, Washington DC.
  • Non-Violence Communication Training: - Center for Non violence Communication - New York, April 24-27, 2004.
  • United Nations: - 12th Session: Conference on Sustainable Development, April 30- May 4, 2004.
  • United Nations - Millennium Development Goals: Civil Society takes action, 57th Annual DPI, September 8-10 2004.
  • Africa Faith and Justice: -National Conference, Kentucky, September 22-25, 2004.
  • University of Colorado, Boulder- Sustainable Resources Conference: September 29-October 3, 2004.
  • Interaction – Conference on Diversity- Washington DC: October 4-5, 2004
  • Psychology and Conflict Resolution – Catholic Faculties of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo February 20-23, 2005.

Work Experience:

  • Parish Priest in Kikwit Diocese – Democratic Republic of Congo. 1999-2003
  • School Teacher – Democratic Republic of Congo, 1999-2003.
  • Executive Director of Jatukik Providence Foundation in charge of resource developments for the region 1999- 2004.
  • Priest Associate at the National Shrine, Our lady of Congo, in the Archdiocese of Kinshasa : 2003 - 2004.
  • Executive Director of Jatukik Providence Foundation USA, in charge of resource developments for the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Consultant and liaison between the Catholic Conference of Bishop of Congo and American partners.
  • Member of the Executive committee of The National Association of Congolese Refugee in the USA.
  • Member of Task Force for Africa at the United State Catholic Conference of Bishop.
  • Earth Rights Institute Program Coordinator for The Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Consultant at ESTIA EcoPeace Community-Energy, University of Maine
  • Consultant and liaison between Bonobo Conservation Initiative and the Nkema Concessions, Congo Basin Forest.
  • Consultant at Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters
  • Consultant at Union des Supérieures Majeures, DRC.
  • University of Maine- Center for Peace Studies- Conducted Training Sessions.
  • Priest Associat to the French Speaking Catholic Church of Washington.
  • Teacher at the international French Schools Rochambeau and Rolingwood.


  • Strategies and approaches for a partnership of Congolese Catholic Church with American partners, Catholic Conference of Bishops ,
  • Democratic Republic of Congo, February 10-11, 2003.
  • Diocesan Needs in the Democratic Republic of Congo: University of North Alabama: April 4, 2004
  • Peace, Development and Conflict Resolution - University of Maine: August 18-22, 2004
  • Ecovillage and Ecopeace Communities: A Path to sustainability, University of Maine December 2, 2004,
Fall 2005 Objectives: Studies at Catholic University of America – Cannon Law.