Justice Talks: Mahboub Maalim, Executive Secretary of IGAD

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Mahboub Maalim, Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), talks to Wayamo’s Co-ordinator for East Africa, Judie Kaberia about the importance of institutional cooperation and information sharing in the East African region. According to Maalim, the newly established Network of Directors of Public Prosecutions (DPPs) and Directors of Criminal Investigations (DCIs) is a crucial step towards enhanced information …

Justice Talks: Commandant Agnes Igoye

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Commandant of the Ugandan Immigration Training Academy talks to Wayamo’s Senior International Criminal Justice Lawyer, Angela Mudukuti about the challenges of combatting human trafficking and the importance of meaningfully engaging with the victims in the struggle against human trafficking. On 29 July 2019, the Wayamo Foundation hosted a high-level retreat bringing the other experts and the Heads of the Anti-trafficking …

High-level retreat and strategic Network meeting in Nairobi

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Wayamo resumes its work in East Africa with a high-level retreat on “Combating human trafficking” and a strategic meeting of the network of Heads of Public Prosecutions and Criminal Investigations in the East African region. In continuation of its ongoing efforts to enhance the capacity of East African states to investigate and prosecute transnational human trafficking cases, as well as to strengthen regional cooperation amongst the …

Combating transnational trafficking and migrant smuggling in East Africa

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High level retreat and strategic Network meeting in Nairobi In order to help enhance and build the capacity of East African investigators and prosecutors to address trafficking crimes, the Wayamo Foundation organised a high-level retreat on 29 July for the heads of their anti-trafficking units of Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania and the countries of the Horn of Africa. On …

Justice Talks: Nicholas Opiyo, Human Rights lawyer

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Renowned human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo discusses the current state of justice and accountability efforts and the rule of law in Uganda with the Wayamo Foundation’s Deputy Director Mark Kersten.

Justice Talks: Nicholas Koumjian, International Co-Prosecutor at ECCC

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Nicholas Koumjian, International Co-Prosecutor at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, speaks with Wayamo Foundation Deputy Director Mark Kersten about trends in international criminal justice.

Justice Talks: Rahel Gershuni, UNODC Consultant

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Rahel Gershuni, UNODC Consultant and former National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator from Israel talks about the challenges investigators and prosecutors face in dealing with human trafficking cases, including: community stigmatisation; cultural norms and practices; clear legal definitions; and identification of the crime and victims.

The 3rd Joan Kagezi memorial lecture

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The late Joan Kagezi was appointed head of Department from 2010 up to the time of her demise on 30th March, 2015. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions set up an International War Crimes in the wake of the terrorist attack on Uganda in 2010, which led to the death of about 75 people.  Uganda ratified the Rome Statute of 1998 which was domesticated and passed as the “International War Crimes Act of 2009”. By Kambale Reagan.