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Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture, Kampala, Uganda

The Office of The Director of Public Prosecutions in partnership with the Wayamo Foundation and with the support of the European Union in Uganda, organised the 4th Annual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture under the banner of “Courts not Guns – Combating terrorism through the Law”.

17 April 2019
Kampala, Uganda

Kampala April 2019 - Joan Kagezi Memorial

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AGJA strategic meeting, Accra, Ghana

The members of the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability met for their sixth Strategic Meeting in Accra on 22 March 2019.

22 March 2019
Accra, Ghana

Accra March 2019 - AGJA strategic meeting

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Meeting with the President, Accra, Ghana

The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and the Wayamo Foundation had a very fruitful meeting with the President of Ghana on 20 March 2019, during which the Africa Group and Wayamo’s mission and activities were discussed.

20 March 2019
Accra, Ghana

Accra March 2019 - Meeting with President of Ghana

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International Symposium, Accra, Ghana

The Wayamo Foundation, the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA), in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung’s Rule of Law Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa and with the support of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre and the School of Law of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) held a symposium on 21 and 22 March 2019, under the banner of “West African International Justice – Leadership, Challenges, and Opportunities”

21-22 March 2019
Accra, Ghana

Accra March 2019 - International Symposium

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ASP Side Event, The Hague, Netherlands

The Wayamo Foundation and the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) hosted a side event, showcasing their ongoing capacity building workshops in Nigeria, implemented in conjunction with the International Nuremberg Principles Academy, under the title: “Strengthening Justice and Accountability in Nigeria.”

10 December 2018
The Hague, Netherlands

The Hague Dec 2018 – International Criminal Court Assembly of States Parties side event

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International justice symposium, Arusha, Tanzania

What can be done to overcome myopic interests and insular approaches in order to further accountability for international and transnational organised crime? To address this question, the Wayamo Foundation and the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) organised a one-day symposium entitled “Beyond Narrow Interests – Justice and Accountability in East Africa”.

27 November 2018
Arusha, Tanzania

Arusha November 2018 - International justice symposium

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Capacity building workshop, Lagos, Nigeria

The Wayamo Foundation, the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and the International Nuremberg Principles Academy have previously held five workshops on “Strengthening Justice and Accountability in Nigeria” in December 2016, and March, June and November 2017 and in May 2018. This November 2018 workshop marks the sixth in the series and has been purpose-designed to impart joint training for investigators and prosecutors, both military and civil.

1-3 November 2018
Lagos, Nigeria

Lagos November 2018 - Capacity building workshop

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International Justice Symposium, Cape Town, South Africa

With the introduction of the International Crimes Bill before the South African Parliament, South Africa’s commitment to international criminal justice and the International Criminal Court is under discussion. In order to take advantage of this critical moment, the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and the Wayamo Foundation held a one-day public symposium at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel on 29 August 2018, under the banner of “South Africa and international justice – Charting the way forward”.

29 August 2018
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town August 2018 - International Justice Symposium

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Strengthening Justice and Accountability in Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria

The recently concluded 3-day workshop held by the Wayamo Foundation and the International Nuremberg Principles Academy in Abuja from 21 to 23 May, is the fifth in the current series of training sessions on “Strengthening Justice and Accountability in Nigeria”, and was purpose-designed to impart joint training for 32 senior military and civil investigators and prosecutors.
21-23 May 2018
Abuja, Nigeria

Abuja May 2018 - training of ciivl and military investigators and prosecutors

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“International criminal justice: element of the peace order”, Berlin, Germany

On 15 May 2018, the German Federal Foreign Office (Auswärtige Amt) organised a panel discussion on: “International criminal justice: element of the peace order”. The experts discussed the possibilities of international criminal justice as a tool to the fight against impunity, as well as the challenges it faces on a daily basis. In addition, the possibilities of other forms of the processing and punishment of international criminal offenses were discussed.
15 May 2018
Berlin, Germany

Berlin May 2018 - International Conference

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3rd Annual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture, Kampala, Uganda

On 13 April 2018, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in partnership with the Wayamo Foundation organised the 3rd Annual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture under the theme “Combating international and transnational organised crime: Lessons learnt and best practices”.
13 April 2018
Kampala, Uganda

Kampala April 2018 - Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture

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International Justice Symposium, Nairobi, Kenya

Bringing together key stakeholders, renowned experts and leading practitioners, the Wayamo Foundation and the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) convened a public symposium entitled “Networks of Accountability: Justice for International and Transnational Organised Crimes.”
27 February 2018
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi February 2018 - International Justice Symposium

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AGJA Strategic meeting, Nairobi, Kenya

The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) members met for its fifth Strategic Meeting in Nairobi. The independent group of thirteen senior African experts on international criminal law and human rights, currently chaired by Gambian Chief Justice Hassan Bubacar Jallow, discussed ongoing projects and the 2018 strategy.
26 February 2018
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi February 2018 - AGJA strategic meeting

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Immunities ASP Side Event, New York, US

New York, US, played host to the “Immunities under international law” ASP side event on 8 December 2017. On 21 September 2017, the African Union‘s Open-Ended Committee of African Ministers on the ICC met in New York. At this meeting, the ministers considered a concept note from the AU Commission on Head of State immunity and the ICC. As a result, space has opened for a respectful and constructive debate on the immunity question – a unique opportunity to make progress on this intricate issue.
8 December 2017
New York, US

New York December 2017 - Immunities ASP Side Event

AGJA ASP Side Event, New York, US

To promote a holistic and comprehensive approach to international criminal justice, the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) hosted a side event: “Weaving the Strands – Domestic, Regional, Hybrid, and ICC Justice” on Thursday, 7 December 2017, where all the existing accountability initiatives and justice forums were explored.
7 December 2017
New York, US

New York December 2017 - ASP Side Events

International Justice Symposium, Kigali, Rwanda

Over a three-day period from 20 to 22 November 2017, Kigali, Rwanda, played host to the latest in the Wayamo Foundation’s series of East African international justice conferences aimed at exploring the current state of international criminal justice, its links with transnational organised crime, and national and regional efforts to deal with these crimes.
21 November 2017
Kigali, Rwanda

Kigali November 2017 - International Justice Symposium

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Capacity building workshop, Abuja, Nigeria

The Wayamo Foundation, Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and International Nuremberg Principles Academy have held three capacity-building workshops on “Strengthening Justice and Accountability in Nigeria” in December 2016, March 2017, and June 2017. This November training is the fourth instalment and combines training for military and civil investigators and prosecutors.
2 November 2017
Abuja, Nigeria

Abuja November 2017- Training of military and civil prosecutors

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AGJA´s mission to The Gambia

From 31 October to 3 November 2017, the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and the Wayamo Foundation sent a fact-finding delegation to The Gambia. The delegation arrived in The Gambia in response to an invitation by Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou.
31 October – 3 November 2017
Banjul, The Gambia

Banjul November 2017 - AGJA´s mission to The Gambia

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International Symposium, Arusha Tanzania

Bringing together key stakeholders, renowned experts and leading practitioners, the Wayamo Foundation, Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and American Bar Association convened a public symposium in Arusha, Tanzania on 7 August, entitled “Judicial Independence – a Foundation for Combatting International and Transnational Crimes”. The Symposium topics included: judicial independence and ethics in the fight against international and transnational organised crime, the relationship between domestic, regional and international courts in combatting serious crimes, and analyse the role of the judiciary in addressing human trafficking and cyber crime.
7 August 2017
Arusha, Tanzania
7 August 2017: International Symposium, Arusha, Tanzania

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International Symposium, Dakar Senegal

The symposium covered the current state of affairs in the relationship between African states and the International Criminal Court, possible reforms to improve the ICC, the re-emergence of hybrid mechanisms to prosecute international crimes, regional efforts to combat impunity, the coming into force of the crime of aggression, the relationship between conflict resolution and justice, and other pressing topics.
7-8 July 2017
Dakar, Senegal
7-8 July 2017, International Symposium, Dakar Senegal

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Capacity building for Nigerian military prosecutors III

The Wayamo Foundation, Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and International Nuremberg Principles Academy held capacity-building workshops on “Strengthening Justice and Accountability in Nigeria” in December 2016 and March 2017.This June workshop was the first training session for military investigators and prosecutors.
28-30 June 2017
Lagos, Nigeria
28-30 June 2017: Training for military prosecutors, Lagos, Nigeria

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International Symposium, Arusha, Tanzania

Arusha played host to an international symposium at the Mount Meru Hotel. The symposium aimed at exploring the current state of international criminal justice, its links with transnational organised crime, and national and regional efforts to deal with these crimes across East Africa.
6 June 2017
Arusha, Tanzania
6 June 2017, Arusha Public Symposium

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South African – German Justice Dialogue

The relationship between the International Criminal Court and Africa: the aim of the sessions was to bring together a small circle of experts who engaged in an open and frank discussion held under Chatham House Rules.
27-28 March 2017
Pretoria, South Africa
Pretoria March 2017- South African - German Justice Dialogue

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Capacity building for Nigerian prosecutors II

The Wayamo Foundation, Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and International Nuremberg Principles Academy held the second capacity-building workshops on “Strengthening Justice and Accountability in Nigeria”.
13-25 March 2017
Lagos, Nigeria
Lagos March 2017- Capacity building of prosecutors

Capacity building for Nigerian prosecutors I

Under the auspices of the Federal Ministry of Justice/Federal Government of Nigeria, the Wayamo Foundation, the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and the International Nuremberg Principles Academy, in collaboration with the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Justice, held the first capacity building workshop for prosecutors to address the most serious and complex crimes under Nigerian criminal law.
7-9 December 2016
Abuja, Nigeria
Abuja Dec 2016 - capacity building for prosecutors

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“Through the looking glass — Imagining the future of International Criminal Justice”
ICC Assembly of States Parties side event organised by the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and the Wayamo Foundation
21 November 2016
The Hague, Netherlands
The Hague Nov 2016 - Panel Debate and Art Exhibition

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“Strengthening the Central African Republic’s Justice System and Operationalising the Special Criminal Court”
Side Event organised by the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and the Wayamo Foundation
16 November 2016
Brussels, Belgium
Cape Town 2016 - Africa Group for Justice and Accountability Symposium

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“Towards a System of International Justice”
Symposium organised by the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and the Wayamo Foundation
18-19 October 2016
Arusha, Tanzania
Cape Town 2016 - Africa Group for Justice and Accountability Symposium

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“Special Criminal Court for the Central African Republic — Context, Challenges and Perspectives”
Symposium organised by the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and the Wayamo Foundation
22 September 2016
Bangui, Central African Republic
Bangui Sept 2016 - Special Criminal Court for the Central African Republic

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“Cape Town: African Justice mechanisms and their interplay with the International Criminal Court”
Symposium organised by the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and the Wayamo Foundation at the University of Cape Town
22-24 March 2016
University of Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town 2016 - Africa Group for Justice and Accountability Symposium

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“Establishing Domestic Units for International and Transnational Crimes”
High-level meeting of directorates of criminal investigations and public prosecutions and heads of international crime units
18-19 March 2016
Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town March 2015 - High-level meeting

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“The Hague: Launch of the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability”
The Wayamo Foundation has launched the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability on the sidelines of the International Criminal Court Assembly of States Parties at an event entitled “Africa and the ICC – Looking Back, Moving Forward” co-hosted by the governments of Botswana, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom
23 November 2015
Worldhotel Belair, The Hague, Netherlands
The Hague Nov 2015 - Launch of the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability

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“Nairobi: Cyber Crimes Workshop”
The Wayamo Foundation has launched the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability on the sidelines of the International Criminal Court Assembly of States Parties at an event entitled “Africa and the ICC – Looking Back, Moving Forward” co-hosted by the governments of Botswana, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom
23 November 2015
Worldhotel Belair, The Hague, Netherlands
Nairobi February 2015 - Cyber Crime