Arusha August 2017 - International Symposium
Bringing together key stakeholders, renowned experts and leading practitioners, the Wayamo Foundation, Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and American
Bar Association convened a public symposium in Arusha, Tanzania on 7 August, entitled “Judicial Independence - a Foundation for Combatting International and Transnational Crimes”.
Within the framework of its “Fighting Impunity in East Africa” project, which is funded by the German Foreign Ministry, Wayamo will be organising judge retreats, workshops for investigators and prosecutors in international criminal justice and transnational organised crime, and public outreach activities. Wayamo will also be seeking to build diplomatic and political collaboration with key regional and international stakeholders.
The Symposium topics included: judicial independence and ethics in the fight against international and transnational organised crime, the relationship between domestic, regional and international courts in combatting serious crimes, and analyse the role of the judiciary in addressing human trafficking and cyber crime.
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