• RWI is celebrating its 30th anniversary the week of October 20 with events on the theme of “Human rights education”. In this video series, RWI partners, fellows and staff speak about why human rights education is important.

  • Kimsan

    Soy Kimsan is a teaching assistant and researcher at the Royal University for Law and Economics in Cambodia. He is currently participating in the Institute's fellowship programme where he is conducting research on fair trial rights in Cambodia. Read more

  • 198430years

    30 years ago the Institute was founded by Göran Melander and Leif Holmström at the Faculty of Law at Lund University. This will be celebrated in October with several days of events to commemorate its achievements over the past 30 years and also look ahead to the future. Read more

  • MyanmarMongolia

    A delegation composed of the chairman and commissioners from the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) participated recently in a three-day study visit to Mongolia. Read more

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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.

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