Strengthening Police Oversight and Accountability in Southern Africa

The workshop on Strengthening Police Oversight and Accountability in Southern Africa, 4-6 December in Johannesburg, has gathered participants from civil society, academia and members of parliament of the SADC to draft recommendations and strategies on how policing and police oversight in Southern Africa could be more effectively addressed. The workshop is organised in cooperation with the…

Three reasons to come to Lund

Women’s rights and women’s access to justice are among the topics of the research carried out in Lund by Aishath Fasoha, she says and explains that to target the judiciary is the challenge for the newly established Human Rights Commission.   –In Lund at the Institute I this autumn got help by Dr Miriam Estrada…

Expert Accreditation Programme for trainers within African National Human Rights Institution

The initial workshop within the Expert Accreditation Programme, implemented by RWI and the African Secretariat for National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) is being organised in Nairobi, Kenya, 11-13 November 2013. The workshop is focusing on training and capacity development techniques in relation to certain key thematic human rights areas of priority to African NHRIs. Ten…

Working Retreat on Bail and Pre-Trial Detention Policy

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute in cooperation with the Kenyan National Council on the Administration of Justice is organising a Working Retreat for members of the Council’s Technical Committee Policy Special Working Group and other justice sector stakeholders from 12-14 November in Naivasha, Kenya.  The Retreat, organised under the Institute’s Kenya Programme 2012-13, is focused on…

Annual Regional Networking Forum convening the EAC Women, Peace and Security Network

7-8 November 2013 in Naivasha, Kenya, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in cooperation with Africa Youth Trust (AYT) is convening a regional forum for the East African Community (EAC) Women, Peace and Security Network, comprising representatives of government ministries and CSOs implementing UNSCR 1325 within the EAC member states. The establishment and further strengthening of the…