International Reports

Between Aspiration and Reality

The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created in 2002 as an instrument against atrocities “that have outraged the conscience of mankind”. More than 120 states have joined since then. The global criminal court continues, nonetheless, to struggle for acceptance. Influential stakeholders such as the USA, China and Russia have not joined the agreement to date, while others are already considering withdrawing from it. Now, where does the ICC stand 15 years after its founding? more…

Gender and Transitional Justice in East Africa: Exchanging Experiences and Expertise”

Strathmore Institute for Advanced Studies in International Criminal Justice (SIASIC) of the Strathmore University in partnership with PSV Network, the International Nuremberg Principles Academy and in the support and collaboration of KAS under the auspices of its Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa held a 1 1\2 days conference on Gender and Transitional Justice in East Africa on 6th-7th July 2017 to ensure women’s full participation in transitional justice processes in East Africa. more…

Steady decline in the state of the rule of law in Sub-Saharan Africa

KAS under the aegis of its Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa in conjunction with the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa - University of Pretoria held a stakeholders’ conference on the theme “The Rule of Law in Sub-Saharan Africa: Promises, Progress, Pitfalls and Prospects” in Pretoria, South Africa on 29th and 30th June 2017 in a bid to identify and discuss the contemporary challenges to, and reasons for the steady decline in the state of the rule of law in Africa more…

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Between Aspiration and Reality

15 Years of the International Criminal Court (ICC)

The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created in 2002 as an instrument against atrocities “that have outraged the conscience of mankind”. More than 120 states have joined since then. The global criminal court continues, [...] more…

Gender and Transitional Justice in East Africa: Exchanging Experiences and Expertise

The conference on Gender and Transitional Justice in East Africa was jointly organized by the KAS' Rule of Law Program for Sub Saharan Africa and Strathmore Institute for Advanced Studies in International Criminal Justice [...] more…

THE RULE OF LAW IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: PROMISES, PROGRESS, PITFALLS AND PROSPECTS

This conference was jointly organized by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa and the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, South [...] more…

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