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.
Kenyatta University Post-Graduate Students Attended United Nations Day Celebrations – at the United Nations Office in Nairobi Kenya.
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

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

 

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Research & Teaching Interests

  • Post-Conflict & Transitional Justice
  • International Relations and International Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Peace and Security and the African Union
  • International Criminal Law- International Tribunals
  • International Refugee Law 

Presentations At Conferences/ Short Courses

  • Conference Paper, University of Zambia –School of Law- International Multi-Disciplinary Conference, Lusaka Zambia Paper Title: The Malabo Protocol Is the African
  • Union asserting an African Institution for Regional Criminal Justice or simply mimicking Western Justice Institutions? 24 August 2017
  • Lecturer September 2015 University of Leuven, Belgium
 -Advanced Summer Course on Human Rights, Development and Transitional Justice Human Rights for Development
    • First Lecture– From Impunity to Accountability: Amnesties and Criminal Justice 

    • Second Lecture - The International Criminal Court and Africa 

  • Conference Paper: !Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations, Kenya; 2014 
International Conference of Transitional Justice in Post Conflict Society in Africa 
Paper Title: Through Antonio Gramsci’s lens: Understanding the dynamic relationship between the African Union and the International Criminal Court 

  • Conference Paper: !University of Tilburg, The Netherlands, 
International Victimology Institute Tilburg (INTERVICT) 2013 Transitional Justice Conference 
Paper Title:
    • The Proliferation of Courts in Africa.
  • Conference Paper: ! Institute of Legal Practice and Development – Rwanda 2013 Conference on Setting a research agenda for the law, the criminology, the victimology, and the research methodology of international crimes 
Paper Title: The ICC, the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) and the Habré Hissané in Senegal: do crimes committed by Africans need to be dealt with through African mechanisms 


List Of Publications

Book(s)

  • James Nyawo Selective Enforcement and International Criminal Law-The International Criminal Court and Africa – Intersentia 2017 http://intersentia.com/en/selective-enforcement-and-international-criminal- law.html

Articles and Book Chapters

  • Nyawo J, ‘Historical Narrative of Mass Atrocities and Injustice in Africa’ in Nmehielle O.V (eds), Africa and The Future of International Criminal Justice (Eleven International Publishing 2012)
  • Nyawo J, ‘Risking Irrelevance: The Threat of Impunity to the African Union’, Jurist 4, August 2011 http://www.jurist.org/forum/2011/08/jamesnyawo-africa- justice.php
  • Nyawo J, ‘Through Antonio Gramsci’s lens: Understanding the dynamic relationship between the African Union and the International Criminal Court’ in (Drs) James Stormes, S.J., Elias Opongo, S.J., Peter Knox, S.J., & Kifle Wansamo, S.J (eds) Transitional Justice in Post-Conflict Societies in Africa Edited by (Paulines Publications Africa 2015)
  • Nyawo J, Transitional Justice in Zimbabwe- ‘‘is confronting the ghosts from historical massive human rights violations, a bridge too far to cross for Zimbabwe?’’ Fahamu Publishers (Forthcoming book Chapter)

Blog Posts

  • Nyawo J (2015) ‘Individual Criminal Responsibility for illegal use of force under international law. What role can International Criminal Law play before aggression is criminalized under the Rome Statute’, International Law Blog, 7 July. Available at: https://aninternationallawblog.wordpress.com/author/jamesnyawo/ Nyawo J (2015) ‘Lockerbie Affair and African States’ early support for the
    establishment of the International Criminal Court’, International Law Blog, 16 April. Available at: https://aninternationallawblog.wordpress.com/author/jamesnyawo/
  • Nyawo J (2015) ‘The Empire strikes back- The International Criminal Court’s Prosecutor decisions on Kenyatta and the Situation in Darfur’, International Law Blog, 2 Feb 2015. Available at: https://aninternationallawblog.wordpress.com/author/jamesnyawo/
    Nyawo J (2015) ‘The Union of Comoros’s atypical referral to the International Criminal Court and the Office of the Prosecutor’s cryptic decision to end the preliminary examination on the Flotilla raid’, International Law Blog, 1 December. Available at: https://aninternationallawblog.wordpress.com/author/jamesnyawo/
  • Nyawo J (2014) Ukraine and the Limits of Collective Security under International Law’, International Law Blog, 6 October. Available at https://aninternationallawblog.wordpress.com/author/jamesnyawo/
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