On 8-10 October 2014, the Wayamo Foundation hosted a meeting of international and national experts on International and Transnational Crimes at the Institute for Security Studies in Pretoria, South Africa. See WORKSHOP REPORT and WORKSHOP RECOMMENDATIONS. For pictures, click here. The workshop included sessions on: Challenges of International Criminal Law in Africa and the Uneasy Triangular Relationship between the AU, …
International prosecutors, war crimes and crimes against humanity investigators, academics, journalists, and representatives of civil society discuss mass violence and genocide 3-6 December 2014, Courtroom 600, Nuremberg, Germany
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”.
Judicial officers, legal practitioners and other actors in the criminal justice system on Friday, got together to discuss best practices through which international and transnational crimes can be combatted. By PAUL AMPURIRE.
The Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Mike Chibita, this week voiced his frustration over the delay by the police to investigate and bring to book the killers of slain Principal State Attorney Joan Kagezi three years down the road.
The late Joan Kagezi was appointed head of Department from 2010 up to the time of her demise on 30th March, 2015. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions set up an International War Crimes in the wake of the terrorist attack on Uganda in 2010, which led to the death of about 75 people. Uganda ratified the Rome Statute of 1998 which was domesticated and passed as the “International War Crimes Act of 2009”. By Kambale Reagan.
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.
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. The …
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.