AGA-Africa Programme Alliance Partnership participated in the 8th Annual General Meeting of the East African Association of Prosecutors (EAAP) & Eastern Africa Prosecutors Symposium themed International Cooperation Amongst Prosecutors: Effective use of The Justice System as a Tool to Fight Transnational Organised Crime on 31st October to 1st November 2019, in Mombasa Kenya. East African Association of Prosecutors (EAAP) is an association of National Prosecution Authorities of East Africa, whose mandate is to promote and facilitate cooperation among its member states through detection, investigation and prosecution of crimes in the region as well as to offer legal assistance to its member.
The two-day symposium, sponsored by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), brought together directors of public prosecutions and Attorneys General from East Africa region. Participants stretching out of East Africa included Attorneys General from Somalia, Mozambique, Ethiopia, and Directors of Public Prosecutions from DRC, Zambia and Malawi. Chukukere Unamba-Oparah, AGA-Africa Programme Programme Director made a presentation to the Executive Committee on AGA-Africa Programme’s work in the African continent as well as an expression of interest in collaboration with EAAP in the near future.