“If You Can’t See the Change, Be the Change”

Eman Siam, RWI MENA Senior Programme Officer based in Amman, remains optimistic about the work RWI does in a region marked by a number of conflict and post-conflict situations. For her, the Middle East is home – she was born in Jerusalem and later moved to Amman. Witnessing first-hand the atrocities committed in the region over…

Integrating Human Rights into Practice in Jordan and Palestine

RWI’s regional office in Amman, in cooperation and partnership with the Jordanian and Palestinian Judicial Institutes, has held four separate dissemination sessions in Jordan and Palestine over the past few months. Each session presented national comparative studies that have been developed by working groups in each of the judicial Institutes. The sessions aimed at spreading…

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…