Third workshop for the Serious Crimes Response Team

Elise Carreau

The workshop was centred on the ongoing project of creating a Serious Crimes Response Team (SCRT), a highly specialised unit of military investigators and prosecutors drawn from all three services, who will be specifically trained to investigate and prosecute serious crimes that have allegedly been committed by the Armed Forces and potentially fall under the jurisdiction of the ICC.

Workshop for Nigerian prosecutors and investigators to enhance interagency collaboration to bring the electronic case-file database to fruition

Elise Carreau

The workshop brought together prosecutors from the Complex Casework Group (CCG) and investigators from the Joint Investigation Centre and 7 Military Investigations Bureau, as a practical step aimed at “enhancing interagency collaboration to bring the electronic case-file database for terrorism files to fruition”. In order for this newly created database and its case- and evidence-management software to attain their combined potential, investigators and prosecutors need to collaborate from the earliest stages of an investigation. This database will also serve to build more complex cases which may address international crimes that fall under the jurisdiction of the ICC.

Training session for Nigeria’s Serious Crimes Response Team

kotarski Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events

On 25 May 2021 the Wayamo Foundation hosted a one day training workshop for Nigeria’s Serious Crimes Response Team, a highly specialised unit of military investigators and prosecutors, who would be specifically trained to investigate and prosecute alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity, both of which potentially fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Media engagement on “Networking for justice and accountability”

Elise Carreau

On 21 May, Wayamo held its third in a series of media engagements for selected journalists who work on issues pertaining to international criminal justice and accountability. The objective of these meetings is to strengthen reporting skills and build knowledge on critical justice-related issues affecting the region, ranging from the role of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Nigeria to …

Specialist Media Engagement in Abuja: Networking for Justice and Accountability

kotarski Journalism Training, Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events

On 21 May 2021, Wayamo hosted its third media engagement for Nigerian journalists who work on issues pertaining to international criminal justice and accountability. The objective of these meetings is to strengthen reporting skills and build knowledge on critical justice-related issues affecting the region, ranging from the role of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Nigeria to security challenges and the domestic prosecution of alleged Boko Haram suspects.

The creation of an electronic case-file database and the usage of digital evidence in international criminal investigations

kotarski Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events

On 17 May 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held a workshop on the creation of an electronic case-file database and the usage of digital evidence in international criminal investigations within the Complex Casework Group (CCG), a specialised unit coming under the Directorate of Public Prosecutions.

Second Specialist Media Engagement in Abuja: Networking for Justice and Accountability

Elise Carreau Journalism Training, Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events

On 9 February, Wayamo hosted its second media engagement for journalists who work on issues pertaining to international criminal justice and accountability. The event followed a hybrid model, with journalists attending from Abuja, Nigeria, and the majority of the experts joining participants via Zoom.

Creation of an electronic case-file database within the Complex Casework Group

Elise Carreau Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events

On 5 February 2021, the Wayamo Foundation launched its next project: the creation of an electronic case-file database within the Complex Casework Group (CCG) under the Directorate of Public Prosecutions. The Abuja workshop followed a hybrid model, with CCG members attending in person, and the majority of the experts -both international and Nigerian- joining the event via Zoom.

Wayamo and NIALS first joint international criminal law and international humanitarian law course

Elise Carreau Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events

On 4 February 2021, the Wayamo Foundation and the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) held their first joint international criminal law (ICL) and international humanitarian law (IHL) course in Abuja, Nigeria.

Specialist Media Engagement: Wayamo and Nigerian Journalists spotlight Justice and Accountability In Nigeria

kotarski Journalism Training, Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events

Wayamo held a media engagement as part of its scheduled Nigeria programme. Attending the event in person were journalists from the Voice of Nigeria, News Agency of Nigeria, Nigerian Television Authority, Radio Nigeria, Hallow Mace Communications, TVS News and Premium Times.