Professor Dapo Akande has been appointed as a member of the African Group for Justice and Accountability which is an independent Group of twelve senior African experts on international criminal law and human rights.

The group will support efforts to strengthen justice and accountability measures in Africa through domestic and regional capacity building, advice and outreach, and enhancing cooperation between Africa and the International Criminal Court.

Members of the group include the former Chief Prosecutors of the Rwanda and Yugoslavia War Crimes Tribunal, a former UN High Commission for Human Rights and Judge at the International Criminal Court as well as the President of the Central African Republic, the Chief Justice of Tanzania and the Attorney General of Botswana.

Members of Africa Group for Justice and Accountability