Pretoria expert workshop on the linkages between international crimes and terrorist acts

Elise Carreau News and Events

On 26 and 27 May 2022, the Wayamo Foundation and Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) Rule of Law Program for Anglophone Sub-Saharan Africa held a highly productive, in-person workshop on ‘Countering terrorism and international crimes: human rights implications and linkages.’ The workshop took place in Pretoria, South Africa, and brought together legal practitioners, diplomats, and academic experts.

Case assessment and redrafting charges training for Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group

kotarski Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events

Throughout March 2022 the Wayamo Foundation held a series of training sessions for prosecutors from Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group (CCG) focusing on using custom-built digital case assessment tools to identify cases that touch on potential international crimes, and on redrafting charges to reflect those crimes. 

Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone added to Wayamo’s “Justice in West Africa” web portal

Elise Carreau News and Events

The Wayamo Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation’s Rule of Law Programme for Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa are proud to announce the launch of three additional country pages on the “Justice in West Africa” website, a bilingual online resource platform of accountability efforts for international crimes. 

International Justice in Motion – Perspectives from Nigeria and Beyond

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Nigerian Federal High Court Judge Binta Nyako talks about justice and accountability for crimes committed by Boko Haram in Nigeria.

LAUNCH OF THE INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE IN MOTION WEBSITE

Elise Carreau News and Events

The Wayamo Foundation and the Rule of Law Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung are proud to present a video gallery featuring judges and experts who address the problem of how to achieve justice and accountability for international and transnational organised crimes: 

Strengthening justice and accountability for international crimes in Nigeria

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Wayamo is helping to ensure that genuine investigations and prosecutions are led by Nigeria, and implemented in Nigeria. In doing so, Wayamo is breathing life into the principle of complementarity.

Abuja training workshops with civil and military investigators and prosecutors

Elise Carreau Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events

Over the course of the week from 29 November to 3 December 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held two different workshops in Abuja, both in their respective ways linked to the need to address international crimes that fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC). 

Case assessment training for Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group

kotarski Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events

Between 26 October 2021 and 3 November 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held a series of training sessions for prosecutors from Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group (CCG) focusing on using new digital case assessment tools to identify cases that touch on potential international crimes. 

Prosecutors of the Complex Casework Group in the Nigerian Ministry of Justice about Wayamo’s impact

Elise Carreau Video

We asked prosecutors belonging to the Complex Casework Group in the Nigerian Ministry of Justice what they had learnt in our capacity building workshops, what the impact had been, and how it had affected their work.

Nigeria’s justice sector challenged by Boko Haram insurgency

Elise Carreau Video

Anietie Ewang is a researcher at the Africa Division of Human Rights Watch. In this video she describes the challenging security situation in Nigeria and shares her thoughts on how the prosecution of terrorism-related crimes in the country can be improved.