A plan for South Africa to stay in the ICC

Elise Carreau 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 …

South Africa and international justice – Charting the way forward

Elise Carreau International Conferences, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and the Wayamo Foundation will hold a one-day public symposium at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel on 29 August 2018, under the banner of “South Africa and international justice – Charting the way forward”.

AGJA´s current projects and main achievements

Elise Carreau News and Events, News and Events AGJA

In February and March of this year, the Wayamo Foundation concluded a series of five key events (two meetings and three activities) in so many days in Nairobi, Kenya, as part of its “Fighting Impunity in East Africa” project, an initiative funded by the German Foreign Ministry. 

Nairobi Symposium Report: Justice for International and Transnational Organised Crimes

Elise Carreau International Conferences, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

In February and March of this year, the Wayamo Foundation concluded a series of five key events (two meetings and three activities) in so many days in Nairobi, Kenya, as part of its “Fighting Impunity in East Africa” project, an initiative funded by the German Foreign Ministry. 

Nairobi five key events: Networks of Accountability – Justice for International and Transnational Organised Crimes

Elise Carreau International Conferences, Journalism Training, Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

The Wayamo Foundation has just concluded a series of five key events -two meetings and three activities- in so many days in Nairobi, Kenya, as part of its “Fighting Impunity in East Africa” project, an initiative funded by the German Foreign Ministry.

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Rome Statute 20th anniversary commemorations: Navi Pillay speaks on behalf of AGJA and Wayamo

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Navi Pillay, former Judge at the ICC and ICTR and a former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, spoke on behalf of the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and its partner organization, the Wayamo Foundation, at the Coalition for the International Criminal Court’s Rome Statute 20th anniversary commemorations.

Assembly of States Parties Side Event: Weaving the Strands – Domestic, Regional, Hybrid, and ICC Justice

Elise Carreau International Conferences, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

To promote a holistic and comprehensive approach to international criminal justice, the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) hosted a side event where the all the existing accountability initiatives and justice forums were explored.

East African Judicial Symposium & Judges’ Retreat: Arusha, Tanzania, 7-8 August 2017

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On 7 August, Arusha played host to an international symposium at the Mount Meru Hotel, aimed at exploring: judicial independence, integrity and ethics in the fight against international and transnational crime; case studies on the role of the judiciary in addressing human trafficking and corruption; and the relationship between domestic, regional, and international courts in combatting serious crimes.

7-8 July 2017: International Symposium “Changing the Narrative – From Withdrawal to Constructive Engagement”, Dakar

Elise Carreau Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events

On 7 and 8 July, the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and the Wayamo Foundation, with the financial support of the FORD Foundation, welcomed participants to the international symposium on International Criminal Justice, at the Terrou-Bi Hotel in Dakar.

Congratulations to Justice Navi Pillay on her election to the position of President of the Advisory Council of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy

Elise Carreau Africa Group Statements, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and the Wayamo Foundation wish to extend their warm congratulations to Justice Navi Pillay on her election to the position of President of the Advisory Council of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy.