Welcome to The West African Transitional Justice Centre

For Social Justice & Transformation

The West African Transitional Justice Centre is designed for education, research and programming on transitional justice in West Africa and globally.


WATJCentre’s Policy Briefs, Technical Paper & Reports and documentaries that concern West African Transitional Justice.


We have a number of programmes that covers the category of lectures, round-tables and podcasts

Bibliography of African Transitional Justice

We are provide a collation of relevant publications on transitional justice.

Contact us for research, articles and latest pubications

We are interested in hearing from your organisation for collaborations on issues concerning Transitional Justice. 

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Election Postponement in Senegal and Its Implications for Political Stability in the Subregion

Preamble The declaration by the Constitutional Council of Senegal, a country considered to be one of the stable democracies in ...

Transitional Justice and the Transformation of the Multilateral System

WATJCentre Distinguished Personality Lecture Series Speaker: Prof Tim Murithi, Peacebuilding Interventions, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, South Africa Moderator: Madhuvanti Gia ...

Prof Tim Murithi

Professor Tim Murithi is Head of the Peacebuilding Interventions Programme at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town, ...

Humanitarian Challenges in Gaza and Its Implications for Global Peace

Preamble The resurgence of hostilities in the Middle-East was triggered by the attack on Israel, which was perpetrated by members ...

Working Through or Running from the Past? The Limits of Forgiveness and Restorative Justice

Patrick Ahern, PhD University of Dayton A theoretical reflection upon human rights and transitional justice compels the question of how ...

Working Through or Running from the Past? The limits of forgiveness for restorative justice

WATJCentre Distinguished Personality Lecture Series Speaker: Dr Patrick Ahern, Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Dayton, USA Moderator: Dr ...

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