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March 2019

International Symposium in Accra, Ghana

21. March 2019 - 22. March 2019
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

22. March 2019
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

17. April 2019 @ 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

24. June 2019 @ 08:00 - 26. June 2019 @ 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

29. July 2019 @ 08:00 - 30. July 2019 @ 17:00
Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

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 30 July Wayamo organised a strategic meeting of the recently established “Network of Heads of Public Prosecutions and Criminal Investigations…

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November 2019

Abeokuta International Criminal Law Course and Training of Trainers

26. November 2019 - 29. November 2019
Abuja Nigeria + Google Map

To supplement and sustain their ongoing capacity-building efforts in Nigeria, the Wayamo Foundation and the International Nuremberg Principles Academy held the first of two international criminal law courses with a training-of-trainers (ToT) component. The objective of the ToT programme is to support and further equip selected institutions with the necessary skills in and knowledge of international criminal law to pass on to their network of relevant legal actors around Nigeria. Click here for the summary report and here for the pictures. 

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December 2019

Side Event – Assembly of States Parties

3. December 2019
The Hague, Churchillplein 10
Den Haag, 2517 JW
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The Wayamo Foundation hosted a side event at this year’s Assembly of States Parties to interrogate and debate the timing and duration of decision-making at the International Criminal Court. The event, ‘It’s about time – revisiting the timing and duration of decision-making at the International Criminal Court’, took place on 3 December 2019 at the World Forum. Click here for the event summary and here for the pictures. 

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May 2020

Online Courses on Justice for Child Soldiers

May 15 @ 08:00 - July 15 @ 17:00

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 "Justice for Child Soldiers: children in armed conflict and responses to terrorism-related crimes committed by children". The pilot two-month course will be given by a teaching team of six Nigerian and international experts, and is targeted at the specialised prosecutors who make up Nigeria’s Complex Case Group plus a handpicked group of military lawyers.…

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July 2020

International justice symposium, University of Pretoria (postponed)

July 16 - July 17
Pretoria Pretoria, South Africa + Google Map

Reviewing the record, forging forward: international criminal justice in Africa The Wayamo Foundation, in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and with the NRF SARChi Chair in International Constitutional Law, University of Pretoria, will be organising an international justice symposium at the University of Pretoria. Click here for more information.

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September 2020

Domestic justice strategies for international crimes in West Africa (postponed)

September 17 @ 08:00 - September 18 @ 17:00
Dakar Dakar, Senegal + Google Map

"Domestic justice strategies for international crimes in West Africa" Efforts to prosecute international crimes domestically in the West Africa region have progressed in recent years. But more can and should be done to close the impunity gap. Highlighting the lessons learnt and the challenges ahead in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Mali and Senegal, the Wayamo Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung's Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa propose a two-day, high-level public symposium in Dakar to discuss possible…

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