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October 2018

Capacity building of civil and military prosecutors

31. October 2018 - 2. November 2018
Abuja Nigeria + Google Map

Following on from five previous workshops on “Strengthening Justice and Accountability in Nigeria” held over the course of 2017 and 2018, the conclusion of the latest three-day session in Lagos, from November 1 to 3, marks the sixth in the series organised, promoted, designed and conducted by the Wayamo Foundation, the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and the International Nuremberg Principles Academy. Click here for pictures. Like its predecessors, this November 2018 edition was purpose-designed to impart joint training…

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November 2018

East Africa Project: Network Meeting, Symposium and Training Workshop

26. November 2018 - 29. November 2018
Arusha Tanzania, United Republic Of + Google Map

Fighting impunity and ensuring accountability through fostering and facilitating networks, building capacity to enable domestic systems to address international and transnational crimes, holding international symposia, and engaging with the mass media. To hold the sixth round of its “Fighting Impunity in East Africa” project, the Wayamo Foundation returned to where it had all begun…Arusha, Tanzania.  Here, in the shadow of Mt. Meru, an intensive, week-long series of events was organised within the framework of an initiative funded by the German…

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December 2018

Side event at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague

10. December 2018 @ 18:00 - 20:00
The Hague, Churchillplein 10
Den Haag, 2517 JW
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Side event at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. The event was opened by Richard Goldstone, AGJA member and Former Chief Prosecutor of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia. Goldstone’s remarks focused on the important role that the AGJA has played in advocating for more effective justice and efforts across the African continent.

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The Rohingya crisis – how did it happen, and what can we do?

14. December 2018 @ 17:00 - 18:30

There have been numerous reports that genocide and ethnic cleansing have been committed against the Rohingya people by Burmese security forces. How did Myanmar, a country that seemed to show such promise and potential, end up committing this genocidal campaign against the Rohingya and what responses are available to achieve justice and accountability for the victims and survivors of these crimes? A panel of experts will seek to answer these questions on 14 December 2018. The event features Canadian Special…

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March 2019

Meeting with President of Ghana

March 20
Accra Ghana + Google Map

The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and the Wayamo Foundation had a very fruitful meeting with the President of Ghana on 20 March 2019, during which the Africa Group and Wayamo’s mission and activities were discussed. The President expressed his full support for AGJA and its quest for justice and accountability across the region, and expressed his desire to remain engaged with Wayamo and AGJA in the future.

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International Symposium in Accra, Ghana

March 21 - March 22
Accra Ghana + Google Map

International Justice Symposium in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung’s Rule of Law Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa and with the support of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre and the School of Law of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration 21 – 22 March 2019 An intense, two-day look at West African International Justice – Leadership, Challenges, and Opportunities Click here for the programme and here for the press release. West Africa has been the scene of impressive activity…

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Meeting with Ghana Secretary to the Cabinet

March 22
Accra Ghana + Google Map

On 22 March 2019, Navi Pillay, Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) Member and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mohamed Chande Othman, AGJA Member and former Chief Justice of Tanzania and Hassan Bubacar Jallow, AGJA Chair and Chief Justice of The Gambia met with Ambassador Mercy Yvonne Debrah Karikari, Secretary to the cabinet of the government of Ghana.

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April 2019

4th Annual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture

April 17 @ 14:00 - 17:00
kampala Uganda + Google Map

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.

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June 2019

Capacity building of civil and military investigators and prosecutors in Nigeria

June 24 @ 8:00 - June 26 @ 17:00
Abuja Nigeria + Google Map

Following on from six previous workshops on “Strengthening Justice and Accountability in Nigeria” held over the course of 2017 and 2018, the Wayamo Foundation and the International Nuremberg Principles Academy will organise a training workshop for civil and military investigators, prosecutors and legal practitioners in Abuja from 24-26 June 2019.

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July 2019

Combating transnational trafficking and migrant smuggling in East Africa

July 29 @ 8:00 - July 30 @ 17:00
Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

In order to help enhance and build the capacity of East African investigators and prosecutors to address trafficking crimes, the Wayamo Foundation is organising a high-level retreat on 29 July for the Directors of Public Prosecutions (DPPs) and Heads of Criminal Investigations (CIDs)  as well as the heads of their anti-trafficking units of Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania and the countries of the Horn of Africa. On 30 July Wayamo will organise a strategic meeting of the recently established “Network of…

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