3RD ANNUAL JOAN KAGEZI MEMORIAL LECTURE REPORT

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

On 13 April, Wayamo Foundation Director Bettina Ambach and Deputy Director Mark Kersten participated in the third annual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture on the theme of “Combating International and Transnational Organised Crime: Lessons Learnt and Best Practices”. The Wayamo Foundation had the privilege of co-organising the event with its partners in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. The …

New York panel discussion: 20 years of the Rome Statute

Julio Ottaviano International Conferences, News and Events, News and Events AGJA, Public Debates and Town Hall Meetings

On 16 July 2018, the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the UN and the Wayamo Foundation jointly organised a panel debate at the UN Headquarters on the Rome Statute system, its successes and shortfalls and the challenges ahead.

AGJA´s current projects and main achievements

Julio Ottaviano News and Events, News and Events AGJA

In February and March of this year, the Wayamo Foundation 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. 

Amicus Brief at the International Criminal Court

Julio Ottaviano News and Events, News and Events AGJA

The Wayamo Foundation is proud to have been part of the initiative to file an amicus curiae at the International Criminal Court (ICC).

South Africa and the ICC: Dismantling the international criminal justice system to protect one individual?

Julio Ottaviano In the Press, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

The introduction of the International Crimes Bill before the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services, two weeks ago, signals steadfast resolve to eventually withdraw from the Rome Statute. Is South Africa dismantling its own international criminal justice framework for one man who they will, despite withdrawal, still be legally obligated to arrest and surrender for as long as he remains wanted by the International Criminal Court?

Nairobi Symposium Report: Justice for International and Transnational Organised Crimes

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

In February and March of this year, the Wayamo Foundation 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. 

Mission report of the AGJA-Wayamo delegation to The Gambia

Julio Ottaviano News and Events, News and Events AGJA

Based on the delegation’s consultations as well as ongoing research on the country’s transition conducted at the Wayamo Foundation, this mission report offers a series of recommendations to authorities and officials in The Gambia as they continue to work on achieving justice and accountability and building a state that eagerly and effectively defends the rule of law and human rights.

Wayamo working shoulder to shoulder with Nigeria

Julio Ottaviano International Conferences, Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events, News and Events AGJA, Public Debates and Town Hall Meetings

Abuja hosts capacity building for military and civil investigators and prosecutors to address serious crimes under Nigerian criminal law. The three-day workshop (21-23 May) is organised by the Wayamo Foundation and the International Nuremberg Principles Academy.

Policy Paper: Africa and the ICC – Building bridges and reaching compromise

Julio Ottaviano News and Events, News and Events AGJA

Mark Kersten, Fellow Researcher at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto and Deputy Director of the Wayamo Foundation, will be giving a lecture on the relationship between the International Criminal Court and African states entitled: “Africa and the International Criminal Court — Building Bridges and Reaching Compromise”.