Press releases

NPWJ welcomes the UN Child Rights Committee ruling recognising that countries bear cross-border responsibility for harmful impact of climate change Read More

Lebanon: NPWJ supports initiative aimed at improving the penitentiary and judicial system and enhance respect of prisoners' rights Read More

NPWJ welcomes abolition of death penalty in Sierra Leone Read More

Ciao Chito, e Grazie Read More

In Focus

NPWJ welcomes the UN Child Rights Committee ruling recognising that countries bear cross-border responsibility for harmful impact of climate change

Brussels-Rome, 13 October 2021 Read More

In Focus

Lebanon: NPWJ supports initiative aimed at improving the penitentiary and judicial system and enhance respect of prisoners' rights

Beirut, 12 October 2021 Read More

In Focus

NPWJ welcomes abolition of death penalty in Sierra Leone

10 October 2021 Read More

No Peace Without Justice programs

The International Criminal Justice Program is NPWJ's original mandate since 1994 and promotes accountability for violations of fundamental individual rights through a more effective international criminal justice system for the prevention, deterrence and prosecution of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide

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The overall objective of the Gender & Human Rights program is to foster the engagement of national governments, parliaments and activists to promote the adoption and enforcement of effective laws banning female genital mutilation and other traditional practices which challenge the promotion and protection of women and girls’ human rights, as well as to reinforce cooperation at regional and international levels.

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The overall objective of the MENA Democracy Program is to promote the development of political mechanisms of consultation that recognise non-governmental actors and civil society as a legitimate and necessary counterpart for dialogue with State institutions on issues of democratic reform, promotion of human rights, the Rule of Law, justice, reconciliation and accountability.

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The overall objective of the LGBTI Program is to achieve full and international recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender, intersex people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

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A message from Emma Bonino

Through its worldwide political campaigns and initiatives "No peace Without Justice" aims to address situations where fundamental and universal principles are often set aside in the name of political stability and presumed cultural incompatibility.
 
"No peace Without Justice" raises awareness, fosters public debate and spurs political mobilization among activists, parliamentarians and governments to promote human rights, democracy, the rule of law and international criminal justice. With its scarce resources, but with the strength of its resolve.