The Rohingya crisis – how did it happen, and what can we do?

Julio Ottaviano International Conferences, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

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 …

Lecture: Fear & Loathing in DC

Julio Ottaviano

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 …

Justice Talks: Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International

Julio Ottaviano agja video, News and Events, Video

Amnesty International’s Africa Programme Director Netsanet Belay discusses some of the major challenges and opportunities facing the project of international criminal justice.

A plan for South Africa to stay in the ICC

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

Published in the Mail&Guardian on 10 September 2018. Almost two years after first announcing its intention to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), it remains unclear whether South Africa will exit the Rome Statute system. By Navi Pillay, Richard Goldstone, and Mark Kersten. Last December, Justice Minister Michael Masutha told a meeting of ICC member-states that the country was …

3RD ANNUAL JOAN KAGEZI MEMORIAL LECTURE REPORT

Julio Ottaviano International Conferences, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

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 …

Amicus Brief at the International Criminal Court

Julio Ottaviano News and Events, News and Events AGJA

The Wayamo Foundation is proud to have been part of the initiative to file an amicus curiae at the International Criminal Court (ICC).

South Africa and the ICC: Dismantling the international criminal justice system to protect one individual?

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

The introduction of the International Crimes Bill before the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services, two weeks ago, signals steadfast resolve to eventually withdraw from the Rome Statute. Is South Africa dismantling its own international criminal justice framework for one man who they will, despite withdrawal, still be legally obligated to arrest and surrender for as long as he remains wanted by the International Criminal Court?