Report from the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) symposium held in Cape Town and attended by over one 150 experts on international criminal justice, human rights activists, academics and practitioners in the field of international law.
The Symposium in Cape Town was attended by over one 150 experts on international criminal justice, human rights activists, academics and practitioners in the field of international law.
Navi Pillay, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights spoke on behalf of the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability, said the Africa Group would “champion a transparent and productive dialogue between relevant stakeholders and the ICC.”
Former Transitional President Catherine Samba-Panza (Central African Republic), Professor Dapo Akande (Nigeria) and Professor Tiyanjana Maluwa (Malawi) join the Africa Group.
High-level meeting of Directorates of Criminal Investigations and Public Prosecutions and Heads of International Crime Units from across Africa in Cape Town, South Africa.
The group will support efforts to strengthen justice and accountability measures in Africa through domestic and regional capacity building, advice and outreach, and enhancing cooperation between Africa and the International Criminal Court.