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: …

Independent strategic review of the ICC: three AGJA members have been selected

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The States Parties to the International Criminal Court (ICC) met last week from 2-7 December at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) in The Hague, Netherlands. During this week, nine experts were appointed to conduct  an independent and strategic review of the Court. The experts will be working on the three clusters identified by the ASP Bureau: Governance, Judiciary, and …

#ASP18 Side event : 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 Click here for all the pictures and here for the full panel discussion (video). The Wayamo Foundation hosted a side event at this year’s Assembly of States Parties to interrogate and debate the timing and duration of …

High-level retreat and strategic Network meeting in Nairobi

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Wayamo resumes its work in East Africa with a high-level retreat on “Combating human trafficking” and a strategic meeting of the network of Heads of Public Prosecutions and Criminal Investigations in the East African region. In continuation of its ongoing efforts to enhance the capacity of East African states to investigate and prosecute transnational human trafficking cases, as well as to strengthen regional cooperation amongst the …

July 2019 Newsletter

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Here are the latest updates about some of the leading projects and activities of the Wayamo Foundation and the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability. Since January 2019, the Wayamo Foundation and the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability have held two capacity building workshops for investigators and prosecutors, and two symposia on international justice at venues in Uganda and Ghana. Click here for the …

Accra Conference Report: West African International Justice

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Conference Report: “West African International Justice – Leadership, Challenges, and Opportunities”

COURTS NOT GUNS: COMBATING TERRORISM THROUGH THE LAW

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The Wayamo Foundation, in partnership with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, held the 4th Annual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture on 17 April 2019, in Kampala, Uganda.

Meeting with President of Ghana

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The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and the Wayamo Foundation had a very fruitful meeting with the President of Ghana on 20 March 2019, during which the Africa Group and Wayamo’s mission and activities were discussed. The President expressed his full support for AGJA and its quest for justice and accountability across the region, and expressed his desire to …

West African International Justice – Leadership, Challenges, and Opportunities

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In order to examine and explore the contributions and ongoing challenges facing West Africa in the fight to achieve meaningful justice and accountability for atrocities in the region, the Wayamo Foundation, AGJA and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung will hold a symposium on 21 and 22 March 2019, under the banner of “West African International Justice – Leadership, Challenges, and Opportunities”.

Arusha – Symposium Report

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Symposium report: The symposium, entitled “Beyond Narrow Interests –Justice and Accountability in East Africa”, was held on 27 November 2018 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel. Guest speakers sought to identify ways to shift accountability efforts away from narrow political interests and approaches to accountability.