Sanji Mmasenono Monageng

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Sanji Mmasenono Monageng
1st Vice-President of the International Criminal Court
In office
Preceded by Fatoumata Dembélé Diarra
Succeeded by Joyce Aluoch
Judge of the International Criminal Court
In office
11 March 2009 – 2018
Nominated by Botswana
Personal details
Born 1950
Nationality Botswana
Alma mater University of Botswana

Sanji Mmasenono Monageng (born 1950) has been a judge of the International Criminal Court (ICC) since 2009.

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.

On November 2006, she attended the meeting for The Yogyakarta Principles held in Gadjah Mada University.

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.