Integrating Human Rights into Practice in Jordan and Palestine

RWI’s regional office in Amman, in cooperation and partnership with the Jordanian and Palestinian Judicial Institutes, has held four separate dissemination sessions in Jordan and Palestine over the past few months. Each session presented national comparative studies that have been developed by working groups in each of the judicial Institutes. The sessions aimed at spreading…

prisons human rights africa

Sierra Leone’s Correctional Centres Working to Improve Treatment of Prisoners

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s Nairobi Office recently completed a two-day meeting for managers from all 16 of Sierra Leone’s correctional centres, as well as regional commanders and headquarters officers. The event aimed to follow up on action plans developed at a workshop in May to increase compliance with the UN Standard Minimum Rules for the…

ECOWAS human rights

New Cooperation Underway in West Africa to Promote Fair and Efficient Justice

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute has entered into a cooperation with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Community Court of Justice. The overall objective of the cooperation is to promote fair and efficient justice and adherence to the rule of law, thereby contributing to strengthened implementation of human rights commitments in Africa. The Institute…