Sanji Mmasenono Monageng
|Sanji Mmasenono Monageng|
|1st Vice-President of the International Criminal Court|
|Preceded by||Fatoumata Dembélé Diarra|
|Succeeded by||Joyce Aluoch|
|Judge of the International Criminal Court|
11 March 2009 – 2018
|Alma mater||University of Botswana|
Monageng is a national of Botswana. She became a judge in Botswana in 1989. In 2003, Monageng was elected as a Commissioner in the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, which is an organ of the African Union. In 2007 she became the Chairperson of the Commission.
At the time she was elected as a judge of the ICC, Monageng was also acting as a judge of the High Court of The Gambia and as a judge of the High Court of Swaziland. She was acting in these positions pursuant to the Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation Programme.
In 2009, Monageng was elected a judge of the ICC by the court's Assembly of States Parties. She was assigned to sit in the Pre-Trial Chamber of the Court. Her nine-year non-renewable term expires in 2018. Between 2012 and 2015, she served as First Vice-President of the Court for a term of three years.
- Judge Sanji Mmasenono MONAGENG (Botswana): ICC official site
- "Botswana’s Justice Sanji Monageng elected judge of the International Criminal Court", Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Botswana