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International Criminal Justice in Africa: Issues, Challenges and Prospects

This is the 3rd edition that is written by Africans for a global readership with the aim of providing contemporaneous, diverse and critical perspectives from within Africa regarding important developments and issues relating to the prosecution of international and transnational crimes on the continent. The publication aims to reflect the character of the modern, complementarity-centred international criminal justice system by not only focusing on supranational (continental and regional) developments, but also on developments at state level within Sub-Saharan Africa. more…

March 16, 2016

Regional Workshop for National Human Rights Commissions in the SADC-Region on the Restoration of the SADC-Tribunal

This is a summary report of the workshop that was held from 24-25 February 2016 in Gaborone, Botswana. It comprises of a summary of the papers presented at the workshop, the discussions that ensued and the conclusions and recommendations from the workshop. more…

Event Reports | March 1, 2016

The Agreement of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris: Challenges and Opportunities for Africa

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) under the aegis of its Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa in cooperation with The Development and Rule of Law Programme (DROP) of the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, convened a conference in Kigali, Rwanda, from 10 to 11 February 2016, to reflect on the challenges and opportunities for Africa in the context of the Agreement of the United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference, COP 21 (Paris Agreement). more…

Event Reports | February 16, 2016


This brochure seeks to present the global activities on the rule of law that are undertaken and supported by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung worldwide. more…

December 14, 2015


As part of its closing ceremony, the ICTR in collaboration with KAS hosted a high-level roundtable discussions that were moderated by the ICTR Prosecutor and other high-level officials from national and international organizations. Participants included judges, attorneys general, prosecutors among others mainly from African countries that have successfully implemented the principle of complementarity through the development of meaningful accountability measures at the national level. more…

Event Reports | December 11, 2015