Silvain Sana

Mr. Sana is a magistrate from Burkina Faso who has extensive experience in domestic and international criminal investigations. He first served as a juge d’instruction in his country before joining the International Criminal Court in 2007, where he is currently an investigation team leader in the Office of the Prosecutor. He has been working and leading investigation in various cases at the ICC. M. Sana is very passionate about international law and justice. He is a contributor to the Commentary of the Rome Statute article by article (Cour pénale internationale, 2ème Edition, Pedone, Nov 2019). He is also involved in capacity building on criminal law, criminal investigation and prosecution by providing training to lawyers, prosecutors and investigators of various African countries.