AGA-Africa participated in the 36th Annual National Black Prosecutors Association (NBPA) Conference themed Encourage. Empower. Engage.: Black Prosecutors Serving as the Agents of Social Justice, 14th – 19th July 2019, Atlanta, Georgia. The conference brought together chief and line prosecutors, law students, former prosecutors and law enforcement personnel across the US. AGA-Africa had the opportunity to present a one-day event themed: New Approaches to Understanding Transnational Crime in Africa: at the 2019 National Black Prosecutors Association (NBPA) annual conference, on 16th July 2019.
The one-day event drew participants from the NBPA, AGA stakeholders, and the AGA team. It aimed to explore new approaches to understanding Transnational Crimes like Human Trafficking, Money Laundering, and Cyber Crimes in Africa, and the role Black prosecutors in the US can play in sharing expertise and skills with their African counterparts in the justice, law and order sector.
AGA-Africa speakers during the event were, Thurbert Baker- Former Attorney General, Georgia, Karl A. Racine- Attorney General, Washington DC, Letitia James- Attorney General, New York, Dame Julie Okah-Donli- Director General, NAPTIP, Panelists, Charles Onyango-Obbo, Jim Karani, Sorious Samura, Nozipho Mbanjwa, Ruth Juliet Nyambura Gachanja and the AGA-Africa team- John Edozie, Kim Robinson, Ebelechukwu Enedah, for their support and dedication towards the AAP programme.