Pretoria – International Justice Symposium

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Unfortunately, due to coronavirus related complications we had to postpone the event which will now take place on 16 and 17 July. Click here for more information about postponements.   “Reviewing the record, forging forward: international criminal justice in Africa” The Wayamo Foundation, along with its partners at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and NRF SARChi Chair in International Constitutional Law, University of …

Justice Talks: ASP 2019 – Side Event

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ASP 2019: It’s About Time – Revisiting the Timing and Duration of Decision-Making at the International Criminal Court On 3 December 2019, the Wayamo Foundation held its yearly side event at the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court. Entitled ‘It’s About Time – Revisiting the Timing and Duration of Decision-Making at the ICC‘, the panel featured: Christian …

Independent strategic review of the ICC: three AGJA members have been selected

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The States Parties to the International Criminal Court (ICC) met last week from 2-7 December at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) in The Hague, Netherlands. During this week, nine experts were appointed to conduct  an independent and strategic review of the Court. The experts will be working on the three clusters identified by the ASP Bureau: Governance, Judiciary, and …

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.

Can SA and the ICC resolve their differences?

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A case now under way before the ICC’s appeals chamber and a possible International Court of Justice ruling raise hopes of mending the damaging rift between the International Criminal Court and South Africa.

Two court disputes test SA’s commitment to rule of law

Julio Ottaviano In the Press, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

Strong views were expressed at a seminar on South Africa and the ICC in Cape Town last week that South Africa should remain in the court. This is to both bolster international justice when it is under threat and to prove to the world – after the Zuma era – that South Africa remains committed to the rule of law. The seminar was organised by the Wayamo Foundation and the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability.

Don’t pull South Africa out of the ICC, judges urge Justice Minister Masutha

Julio Ottaviano In the Press, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

South Africa could help counter the global vacuum of respect for international law by supporting the International Criminal Court, says former Justice Richard Goldstone, who with Judge Navi Pillay has urged Justice Minister Michael Masutha not to withdraw the country from The Hague-based court.

Signs of an ANC shift on withdrawal from ICC

Julio Ottaviano In the Press, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

Differences within government and the ANC about South Africa’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court could mean that the parliamentary process now under way might yet come to naught – but don’t expect much open debate on this before next year’s general elections.