One of Ghana’s ace veteran broadcast journalist Joseph Roberts – Mensah has been invited to participate as a resource person at a workshop to mark the tenth anniversary of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Nuremberg, Germany. Mr. Roberts-Mensah who is currently serving as the Africa Director for Wayamo Communication Foundation and popularly known in Ghana as Kojo Mensah is expected to join two other international media trainers, Bettina Ambach, Course Director, Wayamo Communication Foundation and Janet Andersson from the Institute for War and Peace Reporting as resource persons for a media training workshop organized by the German Federal Foreign Office, Wayamo Foundation and Nuremberg municipal museums as part of the activities marking the Tenth Annivesary of the International Criminal Court (ICC) under the theme: “Through the Lens of Nuremberg: The International Criminal Court at its Tenth Anniversary”.
Speaking to journalists in Accra before air borne to Nuremberg, Germany, Mr. Mensah noted that the conference will focus, inter alia, on the role of the Nuremberg principles in the development of international criminal law and how these principles‘claim of universality can be furthered. Speakers will include experts on the Nuremberg trials, representatives from the ICC and other international courts and tribunals, the African Union and Arab League, and a number of renowned international criminal law experts from academia, government and civil society.
Many members of the Coalition from around the world have started planning activities and events, such as lectures, conferences, demonstrations and media actions to raise awareness of this anniversary year.