Africa Cannot Afford to Abandon the ICC in this Age of Atrocities

(Adama Dieng, The East African Newspaper) The Rome Statute that establishes the Court is a global achievement, and its practices are evolving. However, the Court must be prepared and willing to listen to the concerns of those it intends to serve. July 2017 marks 15 years since the Rome Statute that established the International Criminal Court came into force. Many years of painstaking and protracted regional and international diplomacy preceded its adoption in order to secure consensus on the importance of creating a permanent court that could try the most…

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WestMinister Foundation for Democracy, EACSOF Regional Meeting on CSO legislative Environment for CSOs in the East African Region

Regional meeting on the Legislative Environment for Civil Society Organizations in the East African Region

WFD in collaboration with EACSOF commissioned a policy focused research on the Legislative Environment for Civil Society Organizations in the East Africa region whose anticipated output will form the basis of round table discussions. The round table discussions will build on information from key resource persons from the Civil Society Sector within the East Africa region thus provide a basis to update the EALA Committee on General Purpose on the status of the same.              

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CREATION OF A DIALOGUE FRAMEWORK ON EAC INTEGRATION BETWEEN PARLIAMENTARIANS AND CSOs IN TANZANIA

EACSOF Tanzania Chapter  with support from the Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) has been undertaking key initiatives to advance EAC regional integration specifically: Development of the East Africa Integration Communication and Advocacy strategy, that guides CSOs to develop key advocacy messages on priority issues related to East Africa and broadcast of  Radio programs aiming to raise awareness on available opportunities in EAC such as infrastructure, social services, role of EAC leaders in making informed decisions,  good governance and democracy. FCS in collaboration with the EACSOF Tanzania Chapter also conducted a…

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