Strengthening justice and accountability for international crimes in Nigeria

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Wayamo is helping to ensure that genuine investigations and prosecutions are led by Nigeria, and implemented in Nigeria. In doing so, Wayamo is breathing life into the principle of complementarity.

Abuja training workshops with civil and military investigators and prosecutors

Elise Carreau Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events

Over the course of the week from 29 November to 3 December 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held two different workshops in Abuja, both in their respective ways linked to the need to address international crimes that fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC). 

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

Elise Carreau

The Wayamo Foundation together with the Complex Casework Group (CCG) are jointly creating an electronic case-file database to serve as a repository for terrorism case files and their corresponding judgements. This database will also assist prosecutors in building more complex cases which may address international crimes that fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Special attention will be paid to the investigation and prosecution of sexual violence crimes.

Case assessment training for Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group

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Between 26 October 2021 and 3 November 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held a series of training sessions for prosecutors from Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group (CCG) focusing on using new digital case assessment tools to identify cases that touch on potential international crimes. 

Prosecutors of the Complex Casework Group in the Nigerian Ministry of Justice about Wayamo’s impact

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We asked prosecutors belonging to the Complex Casework Group in the Nigerian Ministry of Justice what they had learnt in our capacity building workshops, what the impact had been, and how it had affected their work.

Evidence management training for Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group

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Between 14 – 21 September 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held a series of training sessions for prosecutors from Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group (CCG) focusing on their new case-filing system and the use of Intella software for evidence management. 

Training sessions for prosecutors from Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group (CCG) focusing on their new case-filing system

Elise Carreau

Between 14 – 21 September 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held a series of training sessions for prosecutors from Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group (CCG) focusing on their new case-filing system and the use of Intella software for evidence management. 

The creation of an electronic case-file database to build complex cases

Elise Carreau Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events

From 9 to 11 August 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held a workshop on the creation of an electronic case-file database within Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group (CCG), covering aspects ranging from the case-filing system to a purpose-designed ICC criminality assessment form and optimal use of Intella software.

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.