Strengthening justice and accountability for international crimes in Nigeria

Elise Carreau Video

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). 

Workshop for Nigerian prosecutors and investigators to enhance interagency collaboration to bring the electronic case-file database to fruition

Elise Carreau

The Wayamo Foundation together with the Complex Casework Group (CCG) are jointly creating an electronic case-file database to serve as a repository for terrorism case files and their corresponding judgements. This database will also assist prosecutors in building more complex cases which may address international crimes that fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Special attention will be paid to the investigation and prosecution of sexual violence 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.

Training sessions for prosecutors from Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group (CCG) focusing on their new case-filing system

Elise Carreau

Between 14 – 21 September 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held a series of training sessions for prosecutors from Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group (CCG) focusing on their new case-filing system and the use of Intella software for evidence management. 

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Online lessons from our “Justice for Child Soldiers” workshop for Nigerian prosecutors

kotarski News and Events

Since the earliest days of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Wayamo Foundation has sought to re-imagine its work in promoting justice and accountability

Nigeria workshop with military prosecutors.

Wayamo Launches First Online Course

Elise Carreau News and Events

Launch of First Cyber Workshop by Wayamo Foundation Justice for Child Soldiers: children in armed conflict and responses to terrorism-related crimes committed by children In view of the constraints imposed by the current coronavirus pandemic, the Wayamo Foundation has met the challenge head-on by launching its first cyber workshop on one of the most traumatic and complicated aspects of the situation …

Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture Report

Elise Carreau International Conferences, News and Events

On 17 April 2019, the Wayamo Foundation, in partnership with the Ugandan Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), held the 4thAnnual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture in Kampala. The event was organised with the financial support of the European Union. The 4thAnnual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture focused on how national, regional and international actors can harness domestic and international …

COURTS NOT GUNS: COMBATING TERRORISM THROUGH THE LAW

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The Wayamo Foundation, in partnership with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, held the 4th Annual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture on 17 April 2019, in Kampala, Uganda.