Zainab Bangura appointed Director-General, UN Office at Nairobi

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Zainab Hawa Bangura has been appointed by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres as Director-General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi. The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and the Wayamo Foundation wish to extend their appreciation and gratitude to Zainab Bangura for all of her dedication and efforts as an AGJA member from 2017-2019. More information about her appointment at: …

Justice Talks: the East African Network

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In July 2019, the Wayamo Foundation hosted the fifth in the series of network meetings of Directors of Public Prosecutions (DPPs), Directors of Criminal Investigations (DCIs) and Deputy Attorneys–General of Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Djibouti, Somalia and Ethiopia. The event was designed to develop strategies to ensure effective investigation and prosecution of complex crimes, and intensify inter-agency collaboration …

Justice Talks: ASP 2019 – Side Event

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ASP 2019: It’s About Time – Revisiting the Timing and Duration of Decision-Making at the International Criminal Court On 3 December 2019, the Wayamo Foundation held its yearly side event at the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court. Entitled ‘It’s About Time – Revisiting the Timing and Duration of Decision-Making at the ICC‘, the panel featured: Christian …

ASP18 Side event Report: revisiting the timing and duration of decision-making at the ICC

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“It’s about time – revisiting the timing and duration of decision-making at the International Criminal Court” Tuesday 3 December 2019 World Forum, The Hague On 3 December 2019, the Wayamo Foundation held its yearly side event at the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court (ICC).  Entitled, It’s About Time – Revisiting the Timing and Duration of Decision-Making at …

Pretoria – International Justice Symposium

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Unfortunately, due to coronavirus related complications we had to postpone the event which will now take place on 16 and 17 July. Click here for more information about postponements.   “Reviewing the record, forging forward: international criminal justice in Africa” The Wayamo Foundation, along with its partners at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and NRF SARChi Chair in International Constitutional Law, University of …

Postponements due to coronavirus

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Dear friends, colleagues, supporters, It is my sincerest hope that this finds you and your loved ones well and healthy.  In light of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the policies taken by states across the world to stop and slow its spread, the Wayamo Foundation will be postponing its field activities and diplomatic visits abroad. The health of our staff …

2019 Annual Report

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2019 was a busy and productive year for the Wayamo Foundation. Over twelve months, Wayamo’s public profile grew with the carrying out of four major events in Ghana, Kenya, Uganda and The Netherlands respectively. In all, over 637 participants attended Wayamo events in 2019. In 2020, Wayamo will continue to promote justice and accountability through its capacity-building programmes in Nigeria …

ICC Prosecutor Symposium

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The next ICC prosecutor: a joint Opinio Juris and Justice in Conflict symposium       The following symposium was organized by: Mark Kersten, Senior Consultant at the Wayamo Foundation and creator of the blog Justice in Conflict Kevin Jon Heller, Associate Professor of Public International Law at the University of Amsterdam and Professor of Law at the Australian National University;  Patryk …

2020 Resilience Fellowship: Judie Kaberia

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Wayamo Foundation East Africa Coordinator, Judie Kaberia, is among the ten winners of the 2020 Resilience Fellowship of the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime (GI-TOC). The Resilience Fellowship is part of the Resilience Fund launched in May 2019 on the margins of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Vienna (Austria), a grant-making mechanism managed by …

Online Symposium: Rethinking Peace and Justice

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Over the next week, Mark Kersten, Senior Consultant at the Wayamo Foundation, will be hosting an online symposium on his Justice in Conflict blog on ‘Rethinking Peace and Justice’. The contributions to the symposium explore the pursuit of peace and endeavours to achieve justice and accountability for atrocities and human rights violations. They also respond to a recent report, by …