Second Kisumu Forum on Accountability and Justice

kotarski Kenya’s International and Organised Crimes Division, Public Debates and Town Hall Meetings

Following the announcement by the Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya of his intention to establish an International and Organised Crimes Division of the Kenyan High Court, there has been varied discussion as to what form this division will take, and questions have arisen as to its jurisdiction, independence and nature. The Wayamo Foundation organised a forum for law …

Second Nakuru Forum on Accountability and Justice

kotarski Kenya’s International and Organised Crimes Division, Public Debates and Town Hall Meetings

Following the announcement by the Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya of his intention to establish an International and Organised Crimes Division of the Kenyan High Court, there has been varied discussion as to what form this division will take, and questions have arisen as to its jurisdiction, independence and nature. The Wayamo Foundation organised a forum with leading …

Mombasa Forum on Accountability and Justice

kotarski Kenya’s International and Organised Crimes Division, Public Debates and Town Hall Meetings

25 November 2014. Following the announcement by the Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya of his intention to establish an International and Organised Crimes Division of the Kenyan High Court, there has been varied discussion as to what form this division will take, and questions have arisen as to its jurisdiction, independence and nature. The Wayamo Foundation organised a …

Nairobi Workshop on Crimes Against Humanity

kotarski Judicial Capacity Building, Kenya’s International and Organised Crimes Division

On 20-22 November, the Wayamo Foundation hosted an interagency training workshop for Kenya’s Criminal Investigations Division and the office of the Department of Public Prosecutions. The workshop, which featured a representative of the Nigerian Attorney General‘s Chambers in the Lagos State Ministry of Justice and a former International Criminal Court investigator, focused on investigating and building complex cases, working up …

Nairobi Public Debate on International and Organised Crimes Divisions in Africa and the Balkans

kotarski Kenya’s International and Organised Crimes Division, Public Debates and Town Hall Meetings

On 24 November 2014, the Wayamo Foundation hosted a panel discussion on the struggle for justice and security in Kenya at Strathmore University in Nairobi. The debate, moderated by Dr. Mark Kersten from the London School of Economics and Political Science featured both Kenyan and international panellists including: • David Re, Trial Chamber President of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon and …

Pretoria Colloquium on International and Transnational Crimes

kotarski Judicial Capacity Building, Kenya’s International and Organised Crimes Division

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, …

Naivasha Workshop on Strengthening Investigation and Prosecution Against Wildlife Trafficking

kotarski Judicial Capacity Building, Kenya’s International and Organised Crimes Division

On 4 October, the Wayamo Foundation hosted an interagency workshop for the Kenyan agencies involved in the fight against wildlife crimes. The workshop, which featured invited guests from Interpol and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, focused on working up the chain of command, chain of custody and collaboration with neighbouring countries. All photos by Matthew Rhodes, Wayamo.

Kisumu Forum on Accountability and Justice

kotarski Kenya’s International and Organised Crimes Division, Public Debates and Town Hall Meetings

Following the announcement by the Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya of his intention to establish an International and Organised Crimes Division of the Kenyan High Court, the Wayamo Foundation organised a forum with community leaders from Kisumu to discuss the IOCD and how to improve access to justice in the community. Kisumu is the principal city of Western …

Nairobi Workshop on Establishing Investigative Units for Serious Crimes

kotarski Judicial Capacity Building, Kenya’s International and Organised Crimes Division

On 22-23 August, the Wayamo Foundation hosted a workshop in Nairobi for investigators from the Kenya Police Criminal Investigation Department and prosecutors from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. The workshop featured special guest Frank Dutton, a retired South African policeman and investigator and first director of the Directorate of Special Operations along with Howard Varney, a senior …

Mathare Forum on Accountability and Justice

kotarski Kenya’s International and Organised Crimes Division, Public Debates and Town Hall Meetings

Following the announcement by the Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya of his intention to establish an International and Organised Crimes Division of the Kenyan High Court, the Wayamo Foundation and the Ghetto Foundation organised a forum with community leaders from Mathare to discuss the IOCD and how to improve access to justice in the community. Mathare is one …