DIGNITY's projects


This is a complete list of all ongoing DIGNITY projects in Denmark and abroad.

Name

Partners

Country

Contact

Prison Watch Sierra Leone (PWSL)

Sierra Leone

Andrew M. Jefferson
amj@dignityinstitute.dk

Fighting transparent torture: Building medical know-how and legal advocacy on non-physical torture

Public Committee Against Torture in Israel (PCATI)

Israel/Palestine

Elna Søndergaard
es@dignityinstitute.dk

Strengthening capacity on preventive monitoring of places of detention for adults in Tanzania

Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG)

Tanzania

Justice for All Law Firm

Myanmar

Andrew M. Jefferson
amj@dignityinstitute.dk

Reducing the use of pre-trial detention in Lebanon

Ministry of Justice in Lebanon

Lebanon

State dialogues on compliance

Ministry of Justice Morocco,
Ministry of Justice Tunisia, 
Ministry of Justice Jordan,
National Center for Human Rights Jordan (NCHR)

Morocco,
Tunisia,
Jordan

Elna Søndergaard
es@dignityinstitute.dk

Documenting human rights violations

Mizan Law Group for Human Rights,
Jordanian coalition against torture (JOCAT),
Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR),
El Nadeem – Center for Rehabilitation of victims of violence,
Association Maroccaine des droits de l’hommes

Egypt,
Jordan,
Tunisia,
Morocco

Giorgio Caracciolo
gca@dignityinstitute.dk

Detention monitoring and prisons

- Conseil national des droits de l’homme (CNDH)
- Tunisian NMT
-Ligue tunisienne des droit de l’homme (LTDH)
-Organisation Maroccaine des droits de l’homes (OMDH)
-Ordre national des avocats de Tunisie (ONAT)
-Organisation contre la torture en Tunisie (OCTT)
-Association Maroccaine des droits humains (AMDH)
-Mizan Law Group for Human Rights
-Institute for Family Health (IFH)
-Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR)
-El Nadeem – Center for Rehabilitation of victims of violence
-Association Justice & Mercy (AJEM)
-Act for Human Rights (ALEF)
-Caritas Lebanon
-Addameer – Prisoner support and human rights association

Morocco,
Tunisia,
MENA-region

Nina Nordberg
nn@dignityinstitute.dk

Human Rights and Dialogue Consortium

DIGNITY is lead, other members of the consortium are: Danmission, Euromed Foundation, Euromed Rights, Danish Institute for Human Rights

The Middle East and North Africa

Prevention of Suicide, Suicide Attempts and Self-Harm in Moroccan Prisons

Moroccan Prison Authorities (DGAPR)

Morocco

Rights-Based Approach for Torture and CIDTP-Prevention in the Philippines

Balay Rehabilitation Center

Philippines

Valiantsina Tsikhanava
vt@dignityinstitute.dk

Name

Partners

Country

Contact

Strengthening duty-bearers capacity

Balay Rehabilitation Center

Philippines

Valiantsina Tsikhanava
vt@dignityinstitute.dk

Healthier, Improved and Functioning Families

Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR)

South Africa

Humanitarian interventions

Restart, Danish Refugee Council

Lebanon

Lianne Engelkes-Heby
le@dignityinstitute.dk

Rehabilitation and Support

- Restart,
- Institute for Family Health,
- El-Nadeem,
- Nebras

The Middle East and North Africa

Lianne Engelkes-Heby
le@dignityinstitute.dk

CQIM-International (evaluation and monitoring of rehabilitation efforts internationally)

World

Ane K. V. Hansen
akvh@dignityinstitute.dk

Rehabilitation in West Africa

Pre-investigation in West Africa, with the purpose of assessing possible partner cooperations in the region

Ghana,
Nigeria,
Liberia

Valiantsina Tsikhanava
vt@dignityinstitute.dk

Name

Partners

Country

Contact

Rehabilitation of Families

-

Denmark

Sara Vinsteen
sv@dignityinstitute.dk

Project FLYV

-

Denmark

Maj Toft Mikkelsen
mtm@dignityinstitute.dk

KOMPAS

-

Denmark

CQIM-Denmark​ (evaluation and monitoring of rehabilitation effects in Denmark)

-

Denmark

Marie Høgh Thøgersen
mht@dignityinstitute.dk

Name

Partners

Country

Contact

Prevention of urban violence based on research-action for community resilience

- CIPREVICA

Guatemala,
Honduras,
El Salvador

Finn Kjærulf
fk@dignityinstitute.dk

Prevention of Urban Violence in East Africa

- MidRift,
- Uganda Police Force,
- HURA

Kenya,
Uganda

Finn Kjærulf
fk@dignityinstitute.dk

CORTO - Violent Exchanges

-

Kenya,
Congo,
South Africa,
Sri Lanka,
Philippines,
Bangladesh

Morten Koch Andersen
mool@dignityinstitute.dk

ComLed - Community-led Approaches

- Balay Rehabilitation Center, Philippines
- Center for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR), South Africa
- Liberian Association of Psychosocial Services, Liberia

Philippines,
South Africa,
Liberia

Congo - Hybrid Political Orders and Violent Exchange in Eastern Congo

-

Congo

EcoEva - Economic Evaluation of Multidisciplinary Treatments

- Kosova Rehabilitation Center for Torture Victims,
- Balay Rehabilitation Cente

Denmark,
Philippines,
Kosovo

Shr-Jie Sharlenna Wang
sjw@dignityinstitute.dk

Prevention of Urban Violence in the Middle East and North Africa

-

Tunisia

Ahlam Chemlali
ach@dignityinstitute.dk

Domestic Security Implications of UN Peacekeeping (D-SIP)

- Danish Institute for International Studies
- University of Ghana
- Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre

Ghana

Maya Mynster Christensen
mmc@dignityinstitute.dk

Name

Partners

Country

Contact

NPM in Denmark (monitoring places of detention)

Danish Institute for Human Rights

Denmark

Vulnerability Study (LGBTQI in detention)

-

Denmark

Una Marquard-Busk
umb@dignityinstitute.dk

Revision of Istanbul Protocol

- Physicians for Human Rights
- International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims
- Human Rights Foundation of Turkey
- REDRESS
- UN Committee against Torture
- UN Subcommittee for the Prevention of Torture
- UN Special Rapporteur on Torture - UN Voluntary Fund

World

Una Marquard-Busk
umb@dignityinstitute.dk

Mental Health in post-conflict Columbia – ways ahead

-  Columbia Ministry of Health and Social Protection
- Universided Externado

Columbia

Marie Brasholt
mbr@dignityinstitute.dk

21st Century Treaty Body System

World

Una Marquard-Busk
umb@dignityinstitute.dk

Name

Partners

Country

Contact

Torture Think Tank

-

Una Marquard-Busk
umb@dignityinstitute.dk