New Publication: Human Rights Are Good Corrections

The journal, “Advancing Corrections: Journal of the International Corrections and Prisons Association,” has published an article on the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s (RWI) and Kenyan Prison Service’s (KPS) work to embed the so-called Mandela Rules and human rights into daily correctional practice in the country’s correction facilities. The article, “Human rights are good corrections: A partnership…

Closing the Implementation Gap in Sub-Saharan Africa

Hon Justice Harold Nsekela, former Judge President of the East African Court of Justice, makes a point at the RWI symposium on the importance of strengthening compliance with regional human rights decisions. The Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently organised a two-day regional symposium in Nairobi, Kenya for key representatives of African regional and sub-regional courts as…

Enhancing NHRIs in Sub-Saharan Africa

  The Institute recently held a workshop in Malawi to enhance the capacity and role of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) to effectively fulfil their mandates in promoting and protecting human rights in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) and Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs) participated in the workshop titled the Application of the…