Arusha – Symposium Report

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Symposium report: The symposium, entitled “Beyond Narrow Interests –Justice and Accountability in East Africa”, was held on 27 November 2018 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel. Guest speakers sought to identify ways to shift accountability efforts away from narrow political interests and approaches to accountability.

Justice Talks: Nicholas Opiyo, Human Rights lawyer

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Renowned human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo discusses the current state of justice and accountability efforts and the rule of law in Uganda with the Wayamo Foundation’s Deputy Director Mark Kersten.

Justice Talks: Nicholas Koumjian, International Co-Prosecutor at ECCC

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Nicholas Koumjian, International Co-Prosecutor at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, speaks with Wayamo Foundation Deputy Director Mark Kersten about trends in international criminal justice.

Justice Talks: Matevz Pezdirc, European Network

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Angela Mudukuti, an International criminal Justice lawyer with the Wayamo Foundation interviews Matevz Pezdirc, Coordinator, European Network for the investigation and prosecution of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, Eurojust, The Hague.

FULL CIRCLE − THE WAYAMO EAST AFRICA PROJECT RETURNS TO ARUSHA

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To hold the sixth round of its “Fighting Impunity in East Africa” project, the Wayamo Foundation returned to where it had all begun…Arusha, Tanzania.  Here, in the shadow of Mt. Meru, an intensive, week-long series of events was organised within the framework of an initiative funded by the German Foreign Ministry, co-hosted by the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA), and fittingly entitled “BEYOND NARROW INTERESTS – JUSTICE AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN EAST AFRICA”.

International Crimes, Domestic Justice – Accountability and Capacity Building in East Africa

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Over a three-day period from 20 to 22 November 2017, Kigali, Rwanda, played host to the latest in the Wayamo Foundation’s series of East African international justice conferences aimed at exploring the current state of international criminal justice, its links with transnational organised crime, and national and regional efforts to deal with these crimes.