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…

“Prisons Are Unique Because They Have Many Vulnerable Groups”

Patricia Mavhembu is a Legal Officer with the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service (ZPCS). She recently participated in a professional training on the protection of vulnerable and marginalized people in Zimbabwe. The five-day workshop was a joint initiative from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in collaboration with CALR (Centre for Applied…