Investigation and prosecution of international crimes to end impunity

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Akingbolahan Adeniran is the former rule of law adviser to the vice president of Nigeria and the current attorney general and commissioner for justice of Ogun State in Nigeria. In this interview he addresses issues of International Criminal Justice, and challenges both political and systemic to its investigation and prosecution in the country.

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.

East Africa Project: Network Meeting, Symposium and Training Workshop

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Fighting impunity and ensuring accountability through fostering and facilitating networks, building capacity to enable domestic systems to address international and transnational crimes, holding international symposia, and engaging with the mass media. 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 …

Justice Talks: Betty Kaari Murungi, Senior Adviser on Transitional Justice to the JMEC and AGJA member

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Lawyer Betty Kaari Murungi, Senior Adviser on Transitional Justice to the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), the body tasked with oversight for the implementation of the South Sudan peace process, and a member of the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability; discusses continental, regional and domestic responses to international crimes (genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity) and crimes against vulnerable groups (women and children).

Capacity building workshop and Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture

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On 13 April, Wayamo Foundation Director Bettina Ambach and Deputy Director Mark Kersten participated in the third annual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture on the theme of “Combating International and Transnational Organised Crime: Lessons Learnt and Best Practices”. The Wayamo Foundation had the privilege of co-organising the event with its partners in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). The event celebrated the life of Joan Kagezi, a senior prosecutor in Uganda’s International Crimes Division, who was assassinated in March 2015.

3rd Annual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture in Kampala

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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”.

International Justice Symposium : “Networks of Accountability: Justice for International and Transnational Organized Crimes”

Elise Carreau

In February and March of this year, the Wayamo Foundation concluded a series of five key events (two meetings and three activities) in so many days in Nairobi, Kenya, as part of its “Fighting Impunity in East Africa” project, an initiative funded by the German Foreign Ministry. The stated objectives of the Symposium were to discuss the status of international criminal justice, analyse transnational organised crimes, and explore the linkages between the two sets of crimes.

International Symposium in Kigali: “Fighting Impunity 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. The event was held thanks to the unstinting collaboration of the Rwandan Ministry of Justice and the financial support of the German Federal Foreign Office.

Judges´ retreat on judicial independence

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As part of the Wayamo Foundation’s commitment to spreading knowledge and building capacity among judges in the East African region, the symposium was followed by a one-day retreat on 8 August, attended by fifteen judges from national, regional, and international courts. They shared experiences in tackling transnational organised crime, building effective judiciaries and courts, and protecting the independence of their institutions.