Nairobi Public Debate on International Justice

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On 12 February 2014, the Institute for War and Peace Reporting and the Wayamo Communication Foundation hosted a panel discussion on justice processes for mass crimes in Africa. (PROGRAMME) This was the sixth in a series of public debates hosted by IWPR and Wayamo under the ReportingKenya.net banner, and featured both Kenyan and international panellists including: Serge Brammertz, Prosecutor for …

Mombasa Debate on Strengthening Complementarity and the IOCD

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Following the announcement by Chief Justice Willy Mutunga of the intention to establish an International and Organised Crimes Division in the High Court of Kenya, the Wayamo Foundation in cooperation with the School of Law of the University of Nairobi in Mombasa organised a panel debate with speakers from the law faculty, the public prosecution office, and civil society. The …

Korogocho Forum on Accountability and Justice

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Following the announcement by the Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya of his intention to establish an International Crimes Division of the Kenyan High Court, the Wayamo Foundation and Koch FM organised a forum with community leaders from Korogocho to discuss the idea of how to improve the access to justice and how to tackle those transnational crimes which …

Kibera Forum on Accountability and Justice

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19 February 2014. Following the announcement by the Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya of his intention to establish an International Crimes Division of the Kenyan High Court, the Wayamo Foundation and Pamoja FM organised a forum with community leaders from Kibera to discuss the ICD and how to improve access to justice in the community. Kibera is the …

Nuremberg International Registrars Workshop

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In April 2014, the International Nuremberg Principles Academy and the Wayamo Foundation hosted a meeting of international and national Registrars at the Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds in Nuremberg, Germany. The workshop included sessions on:  The life of a Registrar – From Bureaucracy to Steering Through Politics Lessons Learned from the Registry of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda …

Nairobi Debate on Complementarity, International Crimes and Domestic Justice

kotarski Kenya’s International and Organised Crimes Division, Public Debates and Town Hall Meetings

Following the announcement by Chief Justice Willy Mutunga of the intention to establish an International Crimes Division in the High Court of Kenya, the Wayamo Foundation in cooperation with the School of Law of the University of Nairobi organised a panel debate with speakers from the law faculty, the judiciary, the civil society and the International Criminal Court. The panel …

Nuremberg International Prosecutors Workshop

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In June 2014, the International Nuremberg Principles Academy and the Wayamo Foundation hosted a two-day seminar for prosecutors investigating and prosecuting international crimes. Prosecutors from international tribunals and from domestic jurisdictions around the world came together to share experiences, and to discuss best practice. Programme and speaker bios. Present at the workshop: Serge Brammertz, Prosecutor, International Criminal Tribunal for the …

International and Organised Crimes Division (ICD) of the Kenyan High Court

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The IOCD is to have jurisdiction over international crimes as defined by the Rome Statute and the Kenyan International Crimes Act (for example, war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide) The IOCD will also handle transnational crimes, such as organised crime, piracy, terrorism, wildlife crimes, cybercrime, human trafficking, money-laundering and counterfeiting.   Violence related to or arising out of elections, such …

Nairobi Workshop on Transnational Crimes

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On 1-2 July, the Wayamo Foundation hosted a workshop in Nairobi for investigators from the Kenya Police Criminal Investigation Department and prosecutors from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. The workshop featured special guest Robert J. Currie, Associate Professor of Law, Dalhousie University, Canada and Reiko Fujibayashi, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). On June 30, …

Myanmar Training on Professional Court and Police Reporting

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The project sought to establish professional liaison mechanisms between the police, media and civil society, including training police in press work. This included training on how to hold regular press conferences, how to nominate spokespersons and how to write press releases. The next step was now to create a professional press and public information service. On the side of the …