Conference Report: “West African International Justice – Leadership, Challenges, and Opportunities”
AGJA Member and Former UN Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Bangura talks about combatting sexual and gender based violence including prevention, accountability and protection of victims.
The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and the Wayamo Foundation had a very fruitful meeting with the President of Ghana on 20 March 2019, during which the Africa Group and Wayamo’s mission and activities were discussed. The President expressed his full support for AGJA and its quest for justice and accountability across the region, and expressed his desire to …
In order to examine and explore the contributions and ongoing challenges facing West Africa in the fight to achieve meaningful justice and accountability for atrocities in the region, the Wayamo Foundation, AGJA and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung will hold a symposium on 21 and 22 March 2019, under the banner of “West African International Justice – Leadership, Challenges, and Opportunities”.
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.
To promote a holistic and comprehensive approach to international criminal justice, the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) hosted a side event where the all the existing accountability initiatives and justice forums were explored.
“We are excited and honoured to welcome Ms. Bangura to the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability,” declared AGJA chairperson Hassan Bubacar Jallow.