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”.
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?
Rather than undermine South Africa’s international reputation, Ramaphosa has a unique and rare opportunity to enhance it; it is up to him to seize this chance.
Mark Kersten, Fellow Researcher at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto and Deputy Director of the Wayamo Foundation, will be giving a lecture on the relationship between the International Criminal Court and African states entitled: “Africa and the International Criminal Court — Building Bridges and Reaching Compromise”.
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.
Held in Pretoria, the Justice Dialogue brings together South African, German and international experts in the areas of international criminal law and human rights.
Taking place from 27 – 28 March 2017 in Pretoria, South Africa, the South African-German Justice Dialogue brought together South African, German and international experts in the areas of international criminal law and human rights, as well as 20 -25 participants, including diplomats, civil society representatives and academics. The event has been organised by the Wayamo Foundation in cooperation with the German Federal Foreign Office.
Africa Group for Justice and Accountability Statement on Ruling regarding South Africa’s Withdrawal from the International Criminal Court.
The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and the Wayamo Foundation warmly congratulate AGJA Chair Hassan Bubacar Jallow on his appointment as Chief Justice of The Gambia.
The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability Welcomes New Administration in The Gambia.