Nairobi five key events: Networks of Accountability – Justice for International and Transnational Organised Crimes

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The Wayamo Foundation has just concluded a series of five key events -two meetings and three activities- in so many days in Nairobi, Kenya, as part of its “Fighting Impunity in East Africa” project, an initiative funded by the German Foreign Ministry.

International Crimes, Domestic Justice – Accountability and Capacity Building in East Africa

Julio Ottaviano International Conferences, Journalism Training, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

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.

6 June 2017: International Symposium in Arusha

Elise Carreau International Conferences, Journalism Training, Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

Arusha played host to an international symposium at the Mount Meru Hotel on 6 June 2017. The symposium aimed at exploring the current state of international criminal justice

Nuremberg Conference and Journalism Workshop on Preventing Genocide and Other Atrocity Crimes

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International prosecutors, war crimes and crimes against humanity investigators, academics, journalists, and representatives of civil society discuss mass violence and genocide 3-6 December 2014, Courtroom 600, Nuremberg, Germany

Myanmar Training on Professionalising Police and Media Relations

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  Following a request by the Myanmar Government, President Thein Sein, which was supported by the chair of the rule of law committee of the Parliament, Aung San Suu Kyi, the European Union decided to support the reform of the Myanmar Police Force (MPF) in the areas of crowd management and community policing.  The EU trained 4,000 police officers in …

Nairobi Editorial Forum with Kenya Editors’ Guild

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As Kenya’s press continues to cover contentious security issues in the aftermath of the Westgate terror attack and insecurity in Nairobi and along Kenya’s coast, IWPR and Wayamo partnered with Kenya’s Editors Guild to provide a forum for editors to candidly discuss the challenges faced by media organisations and the conflict-sensitive approaches adopted by media practitioners and how they balance with …

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 …

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 …

Public Debate in The Hague on Sitting Heads of State on Trial

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  On 26 November 2013, the Institute for War and Peace Reporting and the Wayamo Communication Foundation hosted an international panel discussion in The Hague featuring a range of opinions on the future of the International Criminal Court. The debate was held on the sidelines of the International Criminal Court’s Assembly of States Parties held between 20–28 November 2013 at …

Public Debate in Nairobi on Kenya and the ICC

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On Sept. 4, the Institute for War and Peace Reporting and the Wayamo Communication Foundation came together to host a ReportingKenya.net international panel discussion at Strathmore University Auditorium in Nairobi. (PROGRAMME) The panel discussion featured a range of opinions on the different forms of justice Kenyans wish to see in their country, offering a forum for discussion for both supporters …