The Vice Chancellor Professor Wainaina, the Chief Guest The First Secretary Political Affairs First Secretary Security and Rule of Law at the Embassy of The Kingdom of Netherlands to Nairobi Kenya, and The Head of Cameroonian Diplomatic Mission in Kenya Dr Vivian Nain Kuma, joined in a group photo by other guests, the University Management Team and the those who contributed chapters to the book.
Courtesy Call Group Photo, at the Centre is the Vice Chancellor of Kenyatta University, Professor Paul Wainaina, to his immediate right is Ms Kirtsten Hommes, The First Secretary for Political Affairs at the Embassy of The Kingdom of Netherlands to Nairobi Kenya, following by The Dean of the School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies, Prof. Lucy Maina, and The Registrar Corporate Affairs, Professor Grace Bunyi. To the Vice Chancellor’s immediate left is The Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Outreach Professor Frederick Gravenir, followed by The Chairperson, of the Department of International Relations, Conflict & Strategic Studies Dr Felistus Kinyanjui and Dr James Nyawo, a Lecturer in the Department of International Relations, Conflict & Strategic Studies. [23 August 2019]
Courtesy Call to the Vice Challencor, Professor Paul Wainaina, far left is Professor Frederick Gravenir, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Outreach (RIO), followed by Prof. Lucy Maina, The Dean of the School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies and Dr Felistus Kinyanjui, The Chairperson, Department of International Relations, Conflict and Strategic Studies and Dr James Nyawo, Co-editor of the book and Lecturer in the Department of International Relations, Conflict and Strategic Studies, 23 August 2019.
MAJOR GENERAL SAMUEL NANDWA, DEPUTY CHIEF OF DEFENCE FORCES INTRODUCES SENIOR KENYA MILITARY ACADEMY TO PROF. PAUL WAINAINA, VICE CHANCELLOR KENYATTA UNIVERSITY.
SENIOR KENYA MILITARY ACADEMY STAFF ALONGSIDE THEIR COUNTERPARTS FROM KENYATTA UNIVERSITY JOIN THE CHIEF GUEST MAJOR GENERAL SAMUEL NANDWA AND PROF. PAUL WAINAINA, VICE CHANCELLOR KENYATTA UNIVERSITY IN SING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM DURING THE MATRICULATION CEREMONY FOR KMA-07 HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY'S AMPHITHEATRE
Kenyatta University - Hosted International Criminal Law Experts to discuss the prospects, challenges and the future of International Criminal Justice in Africa since the Adoption of the Rome Statute in 1998. 23-24 September 2018.
Professor Viktor Marsai, from the National University of Public Service Budapest, Hungary delivering a Public Lecture on the Security situation in the Horn of Africa, at Kenyatta University, School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies, Staff members and post-graduate students.
Kenyatta University Post-Graduate Students Attended United Nations Day Celebrations – at the United Nations Office in Nairobi Kenya.

Name: Dr James Nyawo 
Title/Qualifications: PhD
Department: International Relations, Conflict and Strategic Studies
School: Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies, Kenyatta University
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Position: Lecturer
Skype:james.nyawo 
Area of Specialization:International Relations and International Law,International Human Rights Law,International Criminal Justice

 

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Research & Teaching Interests

  • International Relations, and Diplomacy,
  • Public International Law
  • International Criminal Justice-Transitional Justice
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Global System- The United Nations and International Organisations
  • Peace and Security and the African Union
  • Humanitarian Studies
  • Forced Migration

Highlights in the Academic Career

Book Publication(s)

  • Book Publication (2019): International Criminal Justice in Africa-Since the Rome Statute Co-editor Joseph O Wasonga Ph.D, LawAfrica Publishers – funded by Knowledge Management Fund, Security & Rule of Law and The Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa.
  • Book Publication (2017), Title – Selective Enforcement and International Criminal Law- The International Criminal Court and Africa, Intersentia Publishers http://intersentia.com/en/selective-enforcement-and-international-criminal-law.html

Recent Articles

  • African Approaches to International Law and international law-making process: An Analysis of African Countries and personalities’ role in the making of the Rome Statute, pending (2020) University of Pretoria Press.
  • The Malabo Protocol- Is the African Union Asserting an African Institution for Regional Criminal Justice or Simply Mimicking Western Models of Criminal Justice in Joseph O. Wasonga & James Nyawo (eds) International Criminal Justice in Africa-Since the Rome Statute Co-editor Joseph O Wasonga Ph.D, LawAfrica Publishers ( 2019)

Recent Public Lectures/Presentations

  • Public Lecture: 'Between Cooperation and Non - Cooperation: The African States and the International Criminal Court' The 21st Anniversary of the Rome Statute held in Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen, Faculity of Law, 2019.
  • Presentation: Addressing Impunity in Africa - Truth Commissions in the Broader Context of Transitional Justice Romero:Memory. Activating Heritage of International Solidarity - KADOC Documentation and Research Centre on Religion Culture and Society University University of Leuvan, Belgium

Grants Secured

  • Grant Awarded/Secured - Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa, Rome Statute at 20 years International Conference September 2018

Other

  • Book Chapter: Historical Narrative of Mass Atrocities and Injustice in Africa: implications for the Implementation of International Criminal Justice in Vincent O.Nhemielle (ed) Africa and the Future of International Justice, The Hague: Eleven International Publishing.
  • Visiting Lecturer: International Human Rights Law, Visiting Lecturer at Khartoum University (2015 Academic Year) & Diploma Course on International Human Rights Law (Khartoum University)
    Lecturer - Advanced Summer Course on Human Rights, Development and Transitional Justice Human Rights for Development 2015, University of Leuvan, Belgium

    Finalist: The Inaugural Benjamin B Ferencz Essay Competition, The Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute at Washington University School of Law

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