Fred Yiga, Assistant Inspector General of the Ugandan Police Force, and Director of Interpol (Uganda), addresses the challenge of effective collaboration across East African countries, stressing the importance of the harmonisation of prosecutions, laws, and punitive measures for transnational organised crimes.
2020 Resilience Fellowship: Judie Kaberia
Wayamo Foundation East Africa Coordinator, Judie Kaberia, is among the ten winners of the 2020 Resilience Fellowship of the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime (GI-TOC). The Resilience Fellowship is part of the Resilience Fund launched in May 2019 on the margins of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Vienna (Austria), a grant-making mechanism managed by …
Second Specialist Media Engagement in Abuja: Networking for Justice and Accountability
On 9 February, Wayamo hosted its second media engagement for journalists who work on issues pertaining to international criminal justice and accountability. The event followed a hybrid model, with journalists attending from Abuja, Nigeria, and the majority of the experts joining participants via Zoom.
Specialist Media Engagement in Abuja: Networking for Justice and Accountability
On 21 May 2021, Wayamo hosted its third media engagement for Nigerian journalists who work on issues pertaining to international criminal justice and accountability. The objective of these meetings is to strengthen reporting skills and build knowledge on critical justice-related issues affecting the region, ranging from the role of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Nigeria to security challenges and the domestic prosecution of alleged Boko Haram suspects.
Nairobi legal and media workshops for Sudanese civil society and the justice sector
As part of our two-year “Capacity building for civil society and the justice sector in Sudan” project, the Wayamo Foundation has just completed two introductory workshops in Nairobi, Kenya, for Sudanese civil society and the justice sector on how best to draw upon international criminal law and practice to further the mission of achieving accountability via national justice systems for international crimes in Sudan. The events were generously supported by the Dutch Foreign Ministry.
Kampala legal and media workshops for Sudanese lawyers and journalists
As part of our two-year “Capacity building for civil society and the justice sector in Sudan” project, the Wayamo Foundation has just completed two workshops and a strategic dialogue in Kampala, Uganda for Sudanese lawyers, civil society actors and journalists on the concepts of transitional justice and accountability for international crimes and how to apply these within the framework of the transitional justice process in Sudan.