Celebrating Achievements for Judicial Cooperation in the MENA Region

This week in Jordan the Raoul Wallenberg Institute and its partners are celebrating the outcomes of a programme in the Middle East and North Africa that has focused on increasing the exchange between Arab judicial systems to share best practices regarding application of international human rights law. The MENA Regional Programme “Applying International Human Rights…

Advancing Human Rights Legal Education in MENA region

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently led a moot court competition at the Tunis Al Manar University in Tunisia with a long-term aim of advancing human rights legal education in the MENA region. “The competition is established to increase the support of the justice sector actors in the use of human rights standards in courts,” says Samah Marmash,…

Vacancy – Programme Assistant RWI MENA

Programme Assistant RWI Amman Office (Only open for applicants with Jordanian citizenship) Read announcement as a pdf The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) is an independent academic institution established in 1984. The mission of the Institute is to promote universal respect for human rights and humanitarian law by means of…

Regional meeting on common judicial standards in the MENA-region

The institute organised a regional meeting in Amman, 21-22 November, on common judicial standards and judicial cooperation in the MENA-region. The Ambassador of Sweden, Charlotta Sparre, attended the meeting and she emphasised that shared knowledge and experiences is important in further enhancing the respect for human rights and in developing best practices. “International, as well…