Dr James Nyawo
Name: Dr James Nyawo
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 (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
- 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
- Grant Awarded/Secured - Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa, Rome Statute at 20 years International Conference September 2018
- 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