Syria human rights

Gathering Ideas to Improve the Lives of Syrian Youth

Millions of Syrian have been affected by the war since 2011. Among other pressing humanitarian priorities, Syrian youth in particular are in danger of becoming a ‘lost generation’ due in part to the lack of available and affordable avenues for higher education within Syria and in host neighbouring countries. Photo caption: Dr. Lina Al-Shabeeb, law professor,…


High-Level Ceremony for the Launch of a New Palestinian Comparative Research Study

The Palestinian Judicial Institute, in close cooperation with the High Judicial Council, held a high-level ceremony recently to launch a new Palestinian comparative research study. The study, titled “Fair Trial Guarantees in the Criminal Procedural Law from International Standards Perspective,” was developed within the MENA programme of RWI’s regional office in Amman.

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Training in Zimbabwe

This week, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in cooperation with the Zimbabwean Centre for Applied Legal Research launched the second professional training programme on human rights for Zimbabwe. The workshop, which takes place in Harare, brings together ministries, government departments, local authorities, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission, civil society organisations and academic institutions for five days…

human rights Tunisia

High-level Ceremony in Tunis to Launch Child Victim Research

RWI’s regional office in Amman held a high-level ceremony last week to launch a new Tunisian comparative research study titled “Protecting the rights of the child victim in the criminal justice system from the perspective of international standards.” The objective of the study is to bring forward applicable judicial recommendations and solutions based on informed…