Combating Hate Speech in the Middle East and North Africa

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Amman recently participated in a two-day roundtable meeting held in Tunisia and organized by both the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa and the Country Office in Tunisia. The meeting aimed at assessing progress made in combating hate speech…

New Algerian Study on the Rights of the Child Initiated

RWI’s regional office in Amman  held a high-level ceremony recently to launch a new Algerian comparative research study that aims at analyzing challenges of national laws and bringing forward applicable judicial recommendations and solutions related to the best interest of the child, the child’s right of lineage and the rights of children deprived of liberty. The…

Gathering Ideas to Improve the Lives of Syrian Youth

Millions of Syrian have been affected by the war since 2011. Among other pressing humanitarian priorities, Syrian youth in particular are in danger of becoming a ‘lost generation’ due in part to the lack of available and affordable avenues for higher education within Syria and in host neighbouring countries. Photo caption: Dr. Lina Al-Shabeeb, law professor,…

High-Level Ceremony for the Launch of a New Palestinian Comparative Research Study

The Palestinian Judicial Institute, in close cooperation with the High Judicial Council, held a high-level ceremony recently to launch a new Palestinian comparative research study. The study, titled “Fair Trial Guarantees in the Criminal Procedural Law from International Standards Perspective,” was developed within the MENA programme of RWI’s regional office in Amman.