Sanji Monageng

Judge Sanji Monageng, caurraaently Judge of the Southern African Development Community Administrative Tribunal (SADCAT), served at the International Criminal Court (ICC) from 2009-2018, including a stint as First Vice-President (2012-15). Prior to joining the ICC, she served as a High Court Judge in the Republic of Gambia and the then-Kingdom of Swaziland (now the Kingdom of Eswatini), responsible for criminal and civil cases as well as constitutional matters. In 2014, Judge Monageng won the IAWJ’s Human Rights Prize; she has been a long and faithful member within the Association, especially in the IAWJ’s Global Leadership of Women (GLOW) project. During her career, Judge Monageng has acquired broad experience in the promotion and protection of human rights issues, having been a member of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (2003-2009), and as the Commission's chairperson (November 2007). She also chaired one of the special mechanisms of the Commission, the Follow-up Committee on torture, inhumane, degrading and other treatment.



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