Kadidiatou Mahamadou Mounkaila is a Nigerien lawyer, specialized in business law and judicial careers and OHADA law. She is Director of the NIAMEYZE Law Firm located in Niamey, Niger. She worked as an adviser on major litigation files. She has participated twice in the Council of Ministers of the Niger River Basin Authority (ABN) respectively in Niamey and Cotonou. She is also President of the ADEPE / Espoir Association, which deals with the care of women, children and vulnerable groups in difficulty. Finally, she is an influential member of the Rotary Club Niamey District 9102.


Lennox S. Hinds retired in January 2017 as Professor Emeritus in the Program in Criminal Justice; Hinds is additionally a world-renowned criminal defense and international human rights lawyer. His expertise and services have been widely sought and his clients have included Nelson Mandela, whom he has represented in the United States, and, separately, the South African government. In addition, Hinds lectures extensively in Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America, and has published and taught about crimes against humanity under international law for more than two decades.