Africa (Sub-Saharan)

IAWJ Member, Hon. Sanji Monageng, Publishes Op Ed for the UNODC

IAWJ member, Hon. Sanji Monageng, from the International Criminal Court, wrote an Op Ed for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) titled “Effective Judicial Selections and Appointments.” In the article, Judge Monageng talks about judicial integrity and independence and expresses her support for the Southern African Chief Justice Forum to create Best Practice Guidelines for Judicial Selection and Appointment of Judges. Moreover, she
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IAWJ Member, Hon. Sanji Monageng, Publishes Op Ed for the UNODC

The South African Chapter of the IAWJ Shares a Report on their Latest Activities

South Africa | Our South African Chapter (SAC-IAWJ) sent us a report highlighting their activities and programs since May 2018. Read below to find information on their great programs: Mentoring of University Law Students in career tracks, such as prosecution and judging. The SAC-IAWJ has mentored over 400 students. This program has is such a success that one partner university provides students with
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Justice Imani Aboud Appointed to African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights

IAWJ congratulates IAWJ leader, Justice Imani Aboud of Tanzania, for her recent election to the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. She will be sworn in on August 27th at the commencement of the 50th Ordinary Session in Arusha, Tanzania, the seat of the court. Justice Aboud replaces another IAWJ member on the court, Justice Solomy Bossa, who has joined the International
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Justice Imani Aboud Appointed to African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Member Opportunity: Institutional Mentoring Expert Needed

Opportunity: Developing Mentoring for Women Magistrates   The Côte d’Ivoire ProJustice program is a cooperative agreement funded by the USAID/West Africa/Regional Peace and Governance Office. It is a 5-year judicial reform program, whose two main objectives are to (i) improve and modernize administration of justice and case management through innovative tools implemented in 11 pilot courts, and (ii) increase access to justice for
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Member Opportunity: Institutional Mentoring Expert Needed

Leadership Changes for the National Association of Women Judges and Magistrates of Botswana

The National Association of Women Judges and Magistrates of Botswana (NAWABO) met on January 21st, 2017 for its Annual General Meeting. The meeting presented the opportunity to elect new leaders and rebreand the NAWABO. Building off the years of incredible work and impact achieved, the association changed its name to the Botswana Chapter of International Association of Women Judges. Elections for new officers
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