On 13 April 2018, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in partnership with the Wayamo Foundation are organising the 3rd Annual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture under the theme “Combating international and transnational organised crime: Lessons learnt and best practices”.
Rahel Gershuni, UNODC Consultant and former National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator from Israel talks about the challenges investigators and prosecutors face in dealing with human trafficking cases, including: community stigmatisation; cultural norms and practices; clear legal definitions; and identification of the crime and victims.
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.
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.
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.
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.