Conference Report: “West African International Justice – Leadership, Challenges, and Opportunities”
Liberian human rights and justice campaigner Adama Dempster joins Wayamo Deputy Director Mark Kersten for a discussion on how accountability for war crimes in Liberian can be achieved. Dempster provides critical background into the political situation facing the country and spells out what needs to happen for Liberia to set up a war crimes tribunal. On 21-22 March 2019, the …
Chief Justice, Sophia A. B. Akuffo is advocating the establishment of an international tribunal to expedite trials of cross-border crimes which do not fall within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC) but have devastating consequences on security in the West Africa region.
In order to examine and explore the contributions and ongoing challenges facing West Africa in the fight to achieve meaningful justice and accountability for atrocities in the region, the Wayamo Foundation, AGJA and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung will hold a symposium on 21 and 22 March 2019, under the banner of “West African International Justice – Leadership, Challenges, and Opportunities”.
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.
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.
What’s the future of the ICC after its latest setback? Wayamo Foundation Deputy Director Mark Kersten spoke on Aljazeera about the future of the ICC after the ICC Trial Chamber decided to release Laurent Gbagbo and Blé Goudé.
The Rohingya crisis – how did it happen, and what can we do? 14 December 5.00PM-6:30PM Bloor – 1st floor Boardroom/Round Room/Library, 315 Bloor St. West Munk School of Global Affairs There have been numerous reports that genocide and ethnic cleansing have been committed against the Rohingya people by Burmese security forces. How did Myanmar, a country that seemed to …
Mark Kersten, Deputy Director of the Wayamo Foundation spoke at the following event: Fear & Loathing in DC: Change and Continuity in US Relations with the International Criminal Court Thursday 25 October 2018 at the University of Virginia 1:00pm, WB114 The Human Rights Program hosted a conversation with Mark Kersten, deputy director of the Wayamo Foundation and a fellow based …
Amnesty International’s Africa Programme Director Netsanet Belay discusses some of the major challenges and opportunities facing the project of international criminal justice.