The following op/ed was published in The Guardian on 17 July 2017, International Justice Day by the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability.
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.
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.
Exploring links between Core International Crimes and Transnational Organised Crimes Download: Concept Note, Programme On 27 – 28 October 2015, in cooperation with Athaliah Molokomme, Attorney General of the Republic of Botswana and with the financial support of the German Federal Foreign Office and the Network for Investigation and Prosecution of Genocide, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes, the Wayamo …
On 28-29 April 2015, the Wayamo Foundation and Riara University hosted a two-day symposium featuring Kenyan and international prosecutors, war crimes and crimes against humanity investigators, judges, legal experts, and representatives of civil society. See the SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME. Kenya’s Chief Justice & President of the Supreme Court Dr. Willy Mutunga provided the keynote speech. Also appearing Ambassador of the Federal …
On 23 November 2013, the Wayamo Foundation Director Bettina Ambach moderated a joint Germany/Kenya side event (PROGRAMME) at the twelfth session of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court held between 20–28 November 2013 at the World Forum Convention Center in The Hague, The Netherlands. The panel discussion examined the challenges of the international criminal justice system …
Do immunity rights, peace negotiations and national amnesty laws contradict international criminal law? International Media Conference First week: July 4 – 15, 2011 at the Gaborone Sun Hotel, Gaborone, Botswana