Nairobi Public Debate on Kenya and the International Criminal Court

Diane Rossier Journalism Training, Public Debates and Town Hall Meetings

On 24 May 2013, the Institute for War & Peace Reporting and the Wayamo Foundation hosted an international panel discussion at Strathmore University in Nairobi.

Entitled “The ICC in Kenya a blessing or a curse?”, it was the third in a series of live debates hosted on the ICC cases and broader questions of justice and accountability in Kenya.

View programme


  • Ms. Bettina Ambach, Director, Wayamo Foundation


  • The Honourable Githu Muigai, Attorney General of Kenya
  • Atsango Chesoni, Executive Director, Kenya Human Rights Commission, KHRC
  • Ngunjiri Wambugu, Executive Director, Change Associates Trust
  • Njonjo Mue, Head of Kenya Office, International Center for Transitional Justice, ICTJ
  • Wilfred Nderitu, Legal Representative of Victims at the ICC
  • Elizabeth M. Evenson, Senior Counsel, International Justice Program, Human Rights Watch, Brussels

Connected via video link from The Hague:

  • Phakiso Mochochoko, Head of Jurisdiction, Complementarity and Cooperation Division, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court
  • Shamiso Mbizvo, Cooperation Advisor for the Kenya situation, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court

IWPR’s report on the debate is available at: “Attorney General Locks Horns With ICC”