Sub-Saharan Africa

           Anuak of Ethiopia Dr. Willams assisted the Anuak Justice Council in filing a complaint with the International Criminal Court regarding crimes against humanity committed by the Ethiopian government.  He also advised the Anuak in negotiations with the Government of Ethiopia over their right to water

           Anuak of Ethiopia

Dr. Willams assisted the Anuak Justice Council in filing a complaint with the International Criminal Court regarding crimes against humanity committed by the Ethiopian government.  He also advised the Anuak in negotiations with the Government of Ethiopia over their right to water

                 Côte d’Ivoire Dr. Williams provided legal assistance to the Government of Côte d’Ivoire in relation to the investigation and prosecution of atrocity crimes committed during the 2010-2011 post-election crisis. 

                 Côte d’Ivoire

Dr. Williams provided legal assistance to the Government of Côte d’Ivoire in relation to the investigation and prosecution of atrocity crimes committed during the 2010-2011 post-election crisis. 

                      Darfur Dr. Williams served as legal counsel to the Darfuri delegation to the Doha peace talks with the Government of Sudan.  He also facilitated a global Darfur Diaspora Consensus Program to assist parties in preparing for peace negotiations. 

                      Darfur

Dr. Williams served as legal counsel to the Darfuri delegation to the Doha peace talks with the Government of Sudan.  He also facilitated a global Darfur Diaspora Consensus Program to assist parties in preparing for peace negotiations. 

                     Kenya Dr. Williams provided legal assistance to the Government of Kenya in its efforts to promote effective governance and national reconciliation. Dr. Williams provided research assistance to the UN-supported Kenya Piracy Court.

                     Kenya

Dr. Williams provided legal assistance to the Government of Kenya in its efforts to promote effective governance and national reconciliation. Dr. Williams provided research assistance to the UN-supported Kenya Piracy Court.

                      Liberia Dr. Williams provided legal assistance to the government of Liberia on issues of constitutional reform.

                      Liberia

Dr. Williams provided legal assistance to the government of Liberia on issues of constitutional reform.

        International Criminal                   Tribunal for Rwanda Dr. Williams provided legal assistance to the Office of the Prosecutor for the Rwanda Tribunal in Arusha with a team of Research Assistants. 

        International Criminal                   Tribunal for Rwanda

Dr. Williams provided legal assistance to the Office of the Prosecutor for the Rwanda Tribunal in Arusha with a team of Research Assistants. 

       Republic of South Sudan Dr. Williams provided legal and policy assistance to the Government of the Republic of South Sudan in its post-secession negotiations with the Government of Sudan.  He has advised the Government on issues relating to the dispute over the Abyei area, the process of drafting a permanent constitution, and matters related to state building and good governance.  He also served as legal counsel for the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in the arbitration against the Government of Sudan over the disputed Abyei region. 

       Republic of South Sudan

Dr. Williams provided legal and policy assistance to the Government of the Republic of South Sudan in its post-secession negotiations with the Government of Sudan.  He has advised the Government on issues relating to the dispute over the Abyei area, the process of drafting a permanent constitution, and matters related to state building and good governance.  He also served as legal counsel for the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in the arbitration against the Government of Sudan over the disputed Abyei region. 

      San Bushmen of Botswana Dr. Williams assisted the San Bushman of Botswana in contesting their displacement from their ancestral domain within the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.  As part of this representation, he also assisted the San Bushman in filing a related complaint with the International Finance Corporation.

      San Bushmen of Botswana

Dr. Williams assisted the San Bushman of Botswana in contesting their displacement from their ancestral domain within the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.  As part of this representation, he also assisted the San Bushman in filing a related complaint with the International Finance Corporation.

  Special Court for Sierra Leone Dr. WIlliams provided legal assistance to the Office of the Prosecutor for the Special Court for Sierra Leone with a team of Research Associates.

  Special Court for Sierra Leone

Dr. WIlliams provided legal assistance to the Office of the Prosecutor for the Special Court for Sierra Leone with a team of Research Associates.

                    Somalia Dr. Williams served as legal counsel to the civil society delegation to the Somalia peace talks held in Eldoret, Kenya.

                    Somalia

Dr. Williams served as legal counsel to the civil society delegation to the Somalia peace talks held in Eldoret, Kenya.

                   Somaliland Dr. Williams advised the Somaliland government on a variety of legal issues pertaining to constitutional reform and legislative enactments.

                   Somaliland

Dr. Williams advised the Somaliland government on a variety of legal issues pertaining to constitutional reform and legislative enactments.

                    Uganda Dr. Williams provided legal assistance to the Ugandan government in connection with the development of a special war crimes chamber within the High Court.  He also provided legal assistance in drafting legislation to create a truth-telling body. 

                    Uganda

Dr. Williams provided legal assistance to the Ugandan government in connection with the development of a special war crimes chamber within the High Court.  He also provided legal assistance in drafting legislation to create a truth-telling body. 

                    Tanzania Dr. Williams assisted Tanzanian government officials and the Commission on Human Rights and Good Governance in implementing and strengthening national human rights laws.   

                    Tanzania

Dr. Williams assisted Tanzanian government officials and the Commission on Human Rights and Good Governance in implementing and strengthening national human rights laws.