"This course is the living proof that human rights training can and must go beyond the mere transmission of knowledge," says Professor Miriam Estrada-Castillo, Visiting Professor at RWI and lead instructor for the Equal Status and Human Rights of Women in Southeast Asia course. Read more
Last week in Cambodia, court clerks from the capital and neighbouring provinces met for an entire week to learn about human rights and fair trial rights. Issues such as discrimination and how to deal with people coming to the court were discussed. Read more
The Institute signed a new agreement today for continued cooperation with the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI). Read more
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is an independent academic institution. The Institute is named after Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat, in order to honour his work in the cause of humanity.
The mission of the Institute is to promote universal respect for human rights and humanitarian law by means of research, academic education, dissemination and institutional development. Our core values are respect, integrity, inclusiveness and inspiration.