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. 

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

Elise Carreau 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?

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.

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.

Africa Group Statement on Ruling regarding South Africa’s Withdrawal from the ICC

kotarski Africa Group Statements, News and Events

Africa Group for Justice and Accountability Statement on Ruling regarding South Africa’s Withdrawal from the International Criminal Court.