Taking Action on Human Rights in Sierra Leone’s Prisons

RWI has just completed a week-long Human Rights Action Planning Workshop with the Sierra Leone Correctional Services (SLCS) under the Institute’s new partnership in the country with SLCS and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The event  saw managers from all 19 of Sierra Leone’s correctional centres, as well as regional commanders and headquarters directors,…

How the World is Drifting Apart and Bursting Bubbles

Johan Hassel is the CEO of Global Utmaning, or in English, Global Challenge. This is an independent think tank that promotes long-term solutions to crises and challenges. Hassel is also a member of the Swedish Delegation for the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Photo: Lisa Hydén

Plan Hatched to Spread Awareness on Gender-Related Issues in Belarus

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute together with the Faculty of Management Technologies and Humanitarisation at the Belarusian National Technical University (BNTU) is working to implement a gender plan to spread awareness on gender related issues and culture. The plan is also meant to prevent gender discrimination and stereotypisation among staff and students of the faculty.

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…