Over a three-day period from 20 to 22 November 2017, Kigali, Rwanda, played host to the latest in the Wayamo Foundation’s series of East African international justice conferences aimed at exploring the current state of international criminal justice, its links with transnational organised crime, and national and regional efforts to deal with these crimes.
Justice Talks: Mike Chibita, the Director of Public Prosecutions of Uganda
Justice Talks: Mike Chibita, the Director of Public Prosecutions of Uganda, speaks to Wayamo Foundation’s Judie Kaberia about the lessons learned from Uganda’s International Crimes Division.
3rd Annual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture in Kampala
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”.
The 3rd Joan Kagezi memorial lecture
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.
3RD ANNUAL JOAN KAGEZI MEMORIAL LECTURE REPORT
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 …
Justice Talks: Nicholas Koumjian, International Co-Prosecutor at ECCC
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.
Arusha – Symposium Report
Symposium report: The symposium, entitled “Beyond Narrow Interests –Justice and Accountability in East Africa”, was held on 27 November 2018 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel. Guest speakers sought to identify ways to shift accountability efforts away from narrow political interests and approaches to accountability.