The Institute initiates cooperation with the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) Read more
The minister of justice Dr. Bassam Al-Talhouni, and the Swedish Ambassador H.E. Ms Helena Gröndahl Rietz and Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Dean of faculty of law, Lund University Professor Christina Moëll opened the Regional Meeting on Judicial Cooperation in Amman Read more
Dennis Mungo, Human Rights Coordinator at the Kenya Prisons Service, trains fellow officers on the U.N. Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners. Read more
The MENA Human Rights Summer Course is underway in Beirut with participants joining from Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, and Tunisia. Photo credit Layal Fathallah.
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.