Exploring links between Core International Crimes and Transnational Organised Crimes
On 27 – 28 October 2015, in cooperation with Athaliah Molokomme, Attorney General of the Republic of Botswana and with the financial support of the German Federal Foreign Office and the Network for Investigation and Prosecution of Genocide, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes, the Wayamo Foundation organised an international symposium on international and transnational crime in Gaborone, Botswana.
The objective of the symposium was to establish linkages between organised crime and core international crimes, to identify and analyse points of convergence, and to draw conclusions for a better-coordinated investigation and prosecution of these crimes.
The symposium included national and international participants from:
- Botswana‘s investigation, prosecution and judiciary branches
- International Criminal Court
- Southern African Regional Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation (SARPCCO)
- International Prosecutors
- Institute for Security Studies (Pretoria)
- Commission for International Justice and Accountability (CIJA)
- Network for Investigation and Prosecution of Genocide, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes, Eurojust
- Southern African Regional Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation
- High Court of Tanzania
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Kenya
- Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone
- Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime