Nairobi Workshop on Crimes Against Humanity

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On 20-22 November, the Wayamo Foundation hosted an interagency training workshop for Kenya’s Criminal Investigations Division and the office of the Department of Public Prosecutions. The workshop, which featured a representative of the Nigerian Attorney General‘s Chambers in the Lagos State Ministry of Justice and a former International Criminal Court investigator, focused on investigating and building complex cases, working up …

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 …

Pretoria Colloquium on International and Transnational Crimes

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On 8-10 October 2014, the Wayamo Foundation hosted a meeting of international and national experts on International and Transnational Crimes at the Institute for Security Studies in Pretoria, South Africa. See WORKSHOP REPORT and WORKSHOP RECOMMENDATIONS. For pictures, click here. The workshop included sessions on: Challenges of International Criminal Law in Africa and the Uneasy Triangular Relationship between the AU, …

Naivasha Workshop on Strengthening Investigation and Prosecution Against Wildlife Trafficking

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On 4 October, the Wayamo Foundation hosted an interagency workshop for the Kenyan agencies involved in the fight against wildlife crimes. The workshop, which featured invited guests from Interpol and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, focused on working up the chain of command, chain of custody and collaboration with neighbouring countries. All photos by Matthew Rhodes, Wayamo.

Nuremberg Workshop on Extraordinary African Chambers

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On 10–13 September 2014, the International Nuremberg Principles Academy and the Wayamo Foundation hosted a three-day seminar on international criminal law and shared experiences for personnel from the Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal. See PROGRAMME. Topics discussed: Introduction générale: les juridictions internationales, enjeux et défis actuels de la justice internationale Éléments des crimes et application pratique: le génocide & les …

Nairobi Workshop on Establishing Investigative Units for Serious Crimes

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On 22-23 August, 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 Frank Dutton, a retired South African policeman and investigator and first director of the Directorate of Special Operations along with Howard Varney, a senior …

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 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, …

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 …

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 …