RWI’s Regional Programme in Africa – Launched!

On 1-3 October 2019, RWI officially launched our Regional Africa Programme (RAP). The three-day event emphasised the importance of ongoing cooperation in the region. Celebrating the beginning of the Implementation Phase of the Programme, Senior Programme Officer, Chris Muthuri said the decision to launch the programme now came because of its unique structure. After a…

Human Rights Prison Training for East Africa

RWI advisors are currently undertaking a human rights training needs assessment with prisons and probation services in the East Africa Community (EAC) member states of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.  The assessment, which is organised by the Institute’s office in Nairobi in cooperation with the EAC Department of Peace and Security, aims to evaluate current…

ECOWAS human rights

New Cooperation Underway in West Africa to Promote Fair and Efficient Justice

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute has entered into a cooperation with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Community Court of Justice. The overall objective of the cooperation is to promote fair and efficient justice and adherence to the rule of law, thereby contributing to strengthened implementation of human rights commitments in Africa. The Institute…