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Capacity building of civil and military investigators and prosecutors in Nigeria

Abuja

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.

Abeokuta International Criminal Law Course and Training of Trainers

Abuja

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 ...

Media engagement on “Networking for justice and accountability”

Abuja

On 21 May, Wayamo held its third in a series of media engagements for selected journalists who work on issues pertaining to international criminal justice and accountability. The objective of these meetings is to strengthen reporting skills and build knowledge on critical justice-related issues affecting the region, ranging from the role of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Nigeria to ...

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

Abuja

The workshop brought together prosecutors from the Complex Casework Group (CCG) and investigators from the Joint Investigation Centre and 7 Military Investigations Bureau, as a practical step aimed at “enhancing interagency collaboration to bring the electronic case-file database for terrorism files to fruition”. In order for this newly created database and its case- and evidence-management software to attain their combined potential, investigators and prosecutors need to collaborate from the earliest stages of an investigation. This database will also serve to build more complex cases which may address international crimes that fall under the jurisdiction of the ICC.

Third workshop for the Serious Crimes Response Team

Abuja

The workshop was centred on the ongoing project of creating a Serious Crimes Response Team (SCRT), a highly specialised unit of military investigators and prosecutors drawn from all three services, who will be specifically trained to investigate and prosecute serious crimes that have allegedly been committed by the Armed Forces and potentially fall under the jurisdiction of the ICC.

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