Watch here Wayamo’s video series on the current conflict in Sudan, regional and international experiences with transitional justice, and tools that civil society actors can employ in response to ongoing violations in the country.
The Wayamo Foundation, in collaboration with Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, and France, is hosting a side event titled “A Crack in the Wall: Universal Jurisdiction, Open Source Evidence, and Accountability in Hard Cases (An opportunity for Sudan?)”. The side event will take place on 6 December 2023 between 13:15 – 14:30 in Conference room 9 at the Assembly of States Parties …
Following three successful training sessions in 2022, the Wayamo Foundation, in collaboration with the United Nations Team of Experts on the Rule of Law and Sexual Violence in Conflict (UNTOE) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), held their fourth workshop in Abuja from 30 January – 3 February 2023.
Building on the formula so successfully applied at the previous two Abuja training sessions in October 2022, the Wayamo Foundation, in collaboration with the United Nations Team of Experts on the Rule of Law and Sexual Violence in Conflict and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), held their third workshop in Lagos from 30 November – 2 December 2022.
Fatou Bensouda, former Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, discusses the impact of the ICC’s jurisprudence on international criminal justice in Africa.
Nigerian Federal High Court Judge Binta Nyako talks about justice and accountability for crimes committed by Boko Haram in Nigeria.
Richard J. Goldstone, Former Justice at South Africa’s Constitutional Court and founding Chief Prosecutor of the ICTR and ICTY, shares his thoughts on the role of the judiciary in defending human rights and the rule of law during apartheid in South Africa. Judge Goldstone also discusses the relationship between the ICC and African states, as well as the future of international criminal justice on the African continent.
Susan Okalany is a judge at the International Crimes Division (ICD) of the High Court of Uganda. In this interview, she discusses the challenges judges face when adjudicating international crime cases at the ICD.
Akua Kuenyehia, former First Vice-President and Judge of the ICC, discusses the importance of judicial independence and the rule of law when adjudicating international crime cases. She talks about the future of the ICC-Africa relationship and what needs to be done to see judicial systems across Africa adjudicating international crimes domestically.
Elizabeth Ibanda Nahamya is a judge at the United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT). She discusses how IRMCT jurisprudence is also being used by domestic jurisdictions in Africa to prosecute and adjudicate international crimes.