2019 Annual Report

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2019 was a busy and productive year for the Wayamo Foundation. Over twelve months, Wayamo’s public profile grew with the carrying out of four major events in Ghana, Kenya, Uganda and The Netherlands respectively. In all, over 637 participants attended Wayamo events in 2019. In 2020, Wayamo will continue to promote justice and accountability through its capacity-building programmes in Nigeria …

Postponements due to coronavirus

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Dear friends, colleagues, supporters, It is my sincerest hope that this finds you and your loved ones well and healthy.  In light of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the policies taken by states across the world to stop and slow its spread, the Wayamo Foundation will be postponing its field activities and diplomatic visits abroad. The health of our staff …

Pretoria – International Justice Symposium

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Unfortunately, due to coronavirus related complications we had to postpone the event which will now take place on 16 and 17 July. Click here for more information about postponements.   “Reviewing the record, forging forward: international criminal justice in Africa” The Wayamo Foundation, along with its partners at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and NRF SARChi Chair in International Constitutional Law, University of …

ASP18 Side event Report: revisiting the timing and duration of decision-making at the ICC

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“It’s about time – revisiting the timing and duration of decision-making at the International Criminal Court” Tuesday 3 December 2019 World Forum, The Hague On 3 December 2019, the Wayamo Foundation held its yearly side event at the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court (ICC).  Entitled, It’s About Time – Revisiting the Timing and Duration of Decision-Making at …

Justice Talks: ASP 2019 – Side Event

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ASP 2019: It’s About Time – Revisiting the Timing and Duration of Decision-Making at the International Criminal Court On 3 December 2019, the Wayamo Foundation held its yearly side event at the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court. Entitled ‘It’s About Time – Revisiting the Timing and Duration of Decision-Making at the ICC‘, the panel featured: Christian …

Justice Talks: the East African Network

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In July 2019, the Wayamo Foundation hosted the fifth in the series of network meetings of Directors of Public Prosecutions (DPPs), Directors of Criminal Investigations (DCIs) and Deputy Attorneys–General of Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Djibouti, Somalia and Ethiopia. The event was designed to develop strategies to ensure effective investigation and prosecution of complex crimes, and intensify inter-agency collaboration …

Zainab Bangura appointed Director-General, UN Office at Nairobi

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Zainab Hawa Bangura has been appointed by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres as Director-General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi. The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and the Wayamo Foundation wish to extend their appreciation and gratitude to Zainab Bangura for all of her dedication and efforts as an AGJA member from 2017-2019. More information about her appointment at: …

Abeokuta: International criminal law course & training-of-trainers

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26-29 November 2019, Abeokuta, Nigeria Click here for all pictures.  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 …

Independent strategic review of the ICC: three AGJA members have been selected

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The States Parties to the International Criminal Court (ICC) met last week from 2-7 December at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) in The Hague, Netherlands. During this week, nine experts were appointed to conduct  an independent and strategic review of the Court. The experts will be working on the three clusters identified by the ASP Bureau: Governance, Judiciary, and …

Signature of Memorandum of Understanding with IGAD

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Friday 20 September 2019, Berlin: Mahboub Maalim, IGAD Executive Secretary and Bettina Ambach, Wayamo Foundation Director, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU covers enhancing regional networking and building the capacity of judicial actors in the IGAD region. IGAD and Wayamo will work together to ensure regional cooperation through the “Network of Heads of Public Prosecutions and Criminal Investigations …