22-24 March 2016
The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) held the first of its bi-annual symposia events at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, from 22-24 March 2016.
The event, co-organised by the Africa Group and the Wayamo Foundation, brought together experts on international criminal justice, human rights activists, academics and practitioners from the field of international law to discuss a range of issues around the theme, of “African Justice mechanisms and their interplay with the International Criminal Court”.
The opening remarks were delivered by Bettina Ambach, Director of the Wayamo Foundation.
Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay delivered a statement on behalf of the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability.
The Keynote address was provided by Judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi, President of the International Criminal Court.