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Professor Ali Mazrui, 1933-2014  delivered the inaugural lecture in the AFLA Lecture Series in Accra in 2005.

Professor Ali Mazrui, 1933-2014 delivered the inaugural lecture in the AFLA Lecture Series in Accra in 2005.

"The ICC and Africa: Worrying Decisions to Withdraw"

Evelyn A. Ankumah; Executive Director of Africa Legal Aid (AFLA). More than ten years after the establishment of the International Criminal Court, Africa continues to dominate the work of and debates on this court. We cannot deny that…

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"Challenging the Culture of Impunity" | AFLA Seminar and Book…

H.E. Fatou Bensouda; Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. (© Journalists for Justice) Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, Allow me at the outset to express my sincere thanks to Africa Legal Aid and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of…

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"The Rome Statute and Universal Human Rights" | AFLA Seminar…

H.E. Sanji Monageng; Judge of the International Criminal Court. (©African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights) Your Excellencies, colleagues and friends, I thank Africa Legal Aid for asking me to be here and to be part of this…

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"When we Don't Speak the Same Language: the Challenges of…

Lorraine Smith van-Lin; International Criminal Law Expert, Former International Bar Association Program Director on the ICC Introduction Excellencies, distinguished ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon. It is a privilege to be a part of the birthing process of what…

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"Active Complementarity: The South African Example"

Angela Mudukuti; International Criminal Justice Lawyer at the Southern Africa Litigation Centre The International Criminal Court (ICC) continues to battle with allegations that it is targeting Africa. This unfortunate perception needs to be dealt with in a direct fashion…

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"Complementarity Beyond the ICC: The AU's Malabo Protocol"

Evelyn A. Ankumah; Executive Director of Africa Legal Aid (AFLA). Complementarity is one of the key principles of the Rome Statute system for international criminal justice. Complementarity expresses the conviction that the ICC is, and should be,…

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''Africa and the ICC: One Decade On'' | Africa and…

H.E. Fatou Bensouda; Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (© Journalists for Justice) Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Distinguished Guests and Colleagues, I join previous speakers in acknowledging and commending Africa Legal Aid for its important contribution to advancing…

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''Defense Perspectives'' | Africa and the ICC: Lessons Learned and…

H.E. Xavier-Jean Keita; Principal Counsel, Office of Public Counsel for Defense, International Criminal Court. (©Fédération Nationale des Unions de Jeunes Avocats) Cooperation – Provisional Release This year has seen some welcome developments in cooperation in the first…

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''Ending Impunity for Massive Crimes: Prosecutorial Strategies'' | Africa and…

H.E. Fatou Bensouda; Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (©Journalists for Justice) Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Distinguished Guests, At the outset, I wanted to thank the students in the room for being here. I’m told that you have…

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''The Victim in Focus: the Experience of the Trust Fund…

Elisabeth Rehn; Member and former Chair Board of Directors of the Trust Fund for Victims at the International Criminal Court (©Global Leadership Foundation) Your Excellencies, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Friends, It is my great honour and pleasure…

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''Intensifying International Criminal Tribunal (ICT) Cooperation in Africa: Protection of…

Roland Kouassi G. Amoussouga;Coordinator/Head of the Secretariat of theUnited Nations International commission of inquiry on theCentral African Republic I) Introduction The protection and support of witnesses and victims before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)…

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''Africa and the International Criminal Court'' | Africa and the…

  H.E. Navanethem Pillay; immediate past United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (picture retrieved from https://www.flickr.com/photos/us-mission/14203001348) Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to start by thanking Her Excellency, Ms Intellman, President of the Assembly of States Party of…

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