By Olle Bergdahl Mjengwa
I have been very interested in the political situation in the Middle East for many years and after studying Arabic in Jordan for a semester I knew that I wanted hands on experience working with one … Continue reading » “An Intern Works With Human Rights in Amman” Continue readingMore Tag
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 … Continue reading » ““If You Can’t See the Change, Be the Change”” Continue readingMore Tag
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 … Continue reading » “Integrating Human Rights into Practice in Jordan and Palestine” Continue readingMore Tag
RWI’s regional office in Amman recently held a high-level ceremony in Rabat, Morocco to launch the findings of a new study in the country on human rights in labour law and the application of these rights by the national judiciary.… Continue reading » “Human Rights in Labour Law & Their Application by the Moroccan Judiciary” Continue readingMore Tag
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 … Continue reading » “Combating Hate Speech in the Middle East and North Africa” Continue readingMore Tag
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 … Continue reading » “New Algerian Study on the Rights of the Child Initiated” Continue readingMore Tag
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 … Continue reading » “Gathering Ideas to Improve the Lives of Syrian Youth” Continue readingMore Tag
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 … Continue reading » “High-Level Ceremony for the Launch of a New Palestinian Comparative Research Study” Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law has launched a new project that aims to develop a human rights-based corps of Syrian legal practitioners who can contribute to shaping the future of post-conflict Syria.
At the outset, … Continue reading » “Developing a Human Rights-Based Corp of Syrian Legal Practitioners” Continue readingMore Tag