Nuremberg International Prosecutors Workshop

kotarski Judicial Capacity Building

In June 2014, the International Nuremberg Principles Academy and the Wayamo Foundation hosted a two-day seminar for prosecutors investigating and prosecuting international crimes. Prosecutors from international tribunals and from domestic jurisdictions around the world came together to share experiences, and to discuss best practice.
Programme and speaker bios.

Present at the workshop:

  • Serge Brammertz, Prosecutor, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, The Hague
  • Brenda J. Hollis, Prosecutor, Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone
  • Hassan Bubacar Jallow, Prosecutor, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Stephen Rapp, Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, Office of Global Criminal Justice, Department of State, United States of America
  • David Akerson, Trial Lawyer and Professor at University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, United States of America
  • Andreas Müller, Federal Prosecutor, Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland, Competence Centre for International Criminal Law, Bern, Switzerland
  • William Byansi, Principal State Attorney, International Crimes Division of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions, Kampala, Uganda
  • Ndegwa Muhoro, Director of Criminal Investigations, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Vusi Pikoli, Commissioner of the Khayelitsha Commission and former National Director of Public Prosecutions, South Africa
  • Michel de Smedt, Head of Investigations, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court
  • Siri Frigaard, Chief public prosecutor and director of the Norwegian National Authority for Prosecution of Organized and Other Serious Crime, Norway
  • John Bosco Mutangana, Head of International Crimes Unit, National Public Prosecution Authority, Republic of Rwanda
  • Martin Ngoga, Former Prosecutor General, Republic of Rwanda
  • Matevz Pezdirc, European Network for investigation and prosecution of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, Eurojust, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Adeola Ipaye, Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice of Lagos State, Nigeria
  • Akingbolahan Adeniran, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Lagos State on Legal Matters, Attorney-General’s Chambers, Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Nigeria
  • Terry M. Beitner, Director and General Counsel, Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Section, Department of Justice, Canada
  • Aurélia Devos, Vice-procureur Chef de section, Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris, Pôle crimes contre l´humanité, crimes de délits de guerre, France
  • Max Du Plessis, University of KwaZulu-Natal and practising barrister in South Africa
  • Kioko Kamula, Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Kenya
  • Lillian Obuo, Head of the International Crimes Division of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Kenya
  • Christian Ritscher, Senior Public Prosecutor, Attorney General’s Office, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Bettina Ambach, Director, Wayamo Foundation
  • Michaela Lissowsky, Director, Founding Office International Nuremberg Principles Academy