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 …

#ASP18 Side event : 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 Click here for all the pictures and here for the full panel discussion (video). The Wayamo Foundation hosted a side event at this year’s Assembly of States Parties to interrogate and debate the timing and duration of …

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 …

Justice Talks: Mahboub Maalim, Executive Secretary of IGAD

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Mahboub Maalim, Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), talks to Wayamo’s Co-ordinator for East Africa, Judie Kaberia about the importance of institutional cooperation and information sharing in the East African region. According to Maalim, the newly established Network of Directors of Public Prosecutions (DPPs) and Directors of Criminal Investigations (DCIs) is a crucial step towards enhanced information …

Justice Talks: Martin Kyere, sole survivor of massacre

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Martin Kyere, the sole survivor of a massacre committed by agents of the regime of former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, joins Wayamo Deputy Director Mark Kersten to discuss his quest for accountability. Kyere has led efforts to achieve justice for the murder and enforced disappearance at least 44 Ghanaian citizens who were killed by members of the National Intelligence Agency …

Justice Talks: Human Rights lawyer Reed Brody

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Human Rights lawyer Reed Brody joins Mark Kersten, Deputy Director of the Wayamo Foundation, for a discussion on justice and accountability for international crimes in West Africa. In the interview, Reed shares his personal and professional insights into the successful campaign to bring former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré to account as well as the ongoing efforts to do the same …