Training session for Nigeria’s Serious Crimes Response Team

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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).

Specialist Media Engagement in Abuja: Networking for Justice and Accountability

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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

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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

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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.

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

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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

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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.

Inter-agency collaboration in Nigeria

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Wayamo brings leading Nigerian prosecutors and investigators together at one-day retreat in Abuja on prosecution coordination, prosecution-guided investigations, information sharing and inter-agency collaboration.

Assembly of States Parties 2018: Side event Report

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ASP Side Event report: on 10 December 2018, the Wayamo Foundation and the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) hosted a side-event at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, entitled, “Creative responses to international criminal justice – complementarity and capacity building.”

28-30 June 2017: training of military investigators and prosecutors in Lagos

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From 28-30 June, Wayamo will organise a capacity-building workshop for military investigators and prosecutors on ‘STRENGTHENING JUSTICE AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN NIGERIA’ at the Southern Sun Hotel Ikoyi in Lagos.