Abuja lecture and discussion on ICL and its domestic application

Elise Carreau News and Events AGJA

On 13 April 2023, the Wayamo Foundation, in collaboration with the Nigerian National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), held a lecture and extensive Q&A session in Abuja, Nigeria.

Kampala legal and media workshops for Sudanese lawyers and journalists

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

As part of our two-year “Capacity building for civil society and the justice sector in Sudan” project, the Wayamo Foundation has just completed two workshops and a strategic dialogue in Kampala, Uganda for Sudanese lawyers, civil society actors and journalists on the concepts of transitional justice and accountability for international crimes and how to apply these within the framework of the transitional justice process in Sudan.

The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability welcomes Fatou Bensouda as its newest member

Elise Carreau Africa Group Statements, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and its secretariat, the Wayamo Foundation, are extremely pleased to announce that Fatou Bensouda has joined the Group. Ms. Bensouda has a long and distinguished career in international criminal law. From 2012-2021, she was the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), and had previously served as Deputy Prosecutor of the ICC (2004-2012) and worked at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.

AGJA Chairperson Othman Chande Leads Mission to Kenya to monitor proceedings of 2022 election petition

Elise Carreau News and Events, News and Events AGJA

The Chairperson of the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) Mohammed Othman Chande is leading a high-level mission to Kenya to observe the proceedings of the 2022 election petition.

International Justice Day 2022: Time for ICC to flip the script

Elise Carreau News and Events AGJA

On International Justice Day, Mohamed Othman Chande and Mark Kersten highlight the importance for the ICC to use the lessons learned in Ukraine to help deliver justice in Africa. 

Election of new AGJA Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson

Elise Carreau Africa Group Statements, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

It is with great delight that the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) announces the election of its new Chairperson, Mohamed Othman Chande, and Deputy Chairperson, Fatiha Serour.

Africa Group for Justice and Accountability: Recommit to Democratic Transition and Justice in Sudan

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The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) strongly urges authorities in Sudan to recommit to the country’s democratic transition and to the protection of fundamental human rights and freedoms.

Africa Group for Justice and Accountability meets to discuss recent and future engagements

Elise Carreau News and Events, News and Events AGJA

The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and its Secretariat, the Wayamo Foundation, held their second online Zoom meeting to discuss important developments, and brainstorm about ways forward in light of current circumstances.

Judge Richard Goldstone: The International Criminal Court deserves the continued support of South Africa and all other peace-loving nations

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“A court of last resort, operating under the strictures of the doctrine of complementarity, is a valuable addition to international governance,” argues Africa Group for Justice and Accountability member Judge Richard Goldstone, in a 14 August 2020 Daily Maverick opinion column co-written with Paul Hoffman, director of Accountability Now.