Training session for Nigeria’s Serious Crimes Response Team

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On 25 May 2021 the Wayamo Foundation hosted a one day training workshop for Nigeria’s Serious Crimes Response Team, a highly specialised unit of military investigators and prosecutors, who would be specifically trained to investigate and prosecute alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity, both of which potentially fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Specialist Media Engagement in Abuja: Networking for Justice and Accountability

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On 21 May 2021, Wayamo hosted its third media engagement for Nigerian 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 security challenges and the domestic prosecution of alleged Boko Haram suspects.

The creation of an electronic case-file database and the usage of digital evidence in international criminal investigations

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On 17 May 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held a workshop on the creation of an electronic case-file database and the usage of digital evidence in international criminal investigations within the Complex Casework Group (CCG), a specialised unit coming under the Directorate of Public Prosecutions.

Africa Group for Justice and Accountability meets to discuss recent and future engagements

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The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and its Secretariat, the Wayamo Foundation, held their second online Zoom meeting to discuss important developments, and brainstorm about ways forward in light of current circumstances.

LAUNCH OF THE “JUSTICE IN WEST AFRICA” WEBSITE

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The Wayamo Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation’s Rule of Law Programme for Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa launched the “Justice in West Africa” website, a bilingual online resource platform of accountability efforts for international crimes.

Second Specialist Media Engagement in Abuja: Networking for Justice and Accountability

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On 9 February, Wayamo hosted its second media engagement for journalists who work on issues pertaining to international criminal justice and accountability. The event followed a hybrid model, with journalists attending from Abuja, Nigeria, and the majority of the experts joining participants via Zoom.

Creation of an electronic case-file database within the Complex Casework Group

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On 5 February 2021, the Wayamo Foundation launched its next project: the creation of an electronic case-file database within the Complex Casework Group (CCG) under the Directorate of Public Prosecutions. The Abuja workshop followed a hybrid model, with CCG members attending in person, and the majority of the experts -both international and Nigerian- joining the event via Zoom.

Wayamo and NIALS first joint international criminal law and international humanitarian law course

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On 4 February 2021, the Wayamo Foundation and the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) held their first joint international criminal law (ICL) and international humanitarian law (IHL) course in Abuja, Nigeria.

Specialist Media Engagement: Wayamo and Nigerian Journalists spotlight Justice and Accountability In Nigeria

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Wayamo held a media engagement as part of its scheduled Nigeria programme. Attending the event in person were journalists from the Voice of Nigeria, News Agency of Nigeria, Nigerian Television Authority, Radio Nigeria, Hallow Mace Communications, TVS News and Premium Times.

Inter-agency collaboration in Nigeria

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Wayamo brings leading Nigerian prosecutors and investigators together at one-day retreat in Abuja on prosecution coordination, prosecution-guided investigations, information sharing and inter-agency collaboration.