• In a speech Monday at the Italian Parliament, RWI’s director, Morten Kjaerum, said the values laid out in article two of the Treaty of the European Union are under challenge on many fronts, and he called the asylum seeker situation in Europe urgent. Read more

  • Human Rights teaching in Cambodia

    Students for the second batch of the Master Programme in International Human Rights Law at Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC) received their scholarship certificates at a ceremony on Monday. Read more

  • Dianto Bachradi is a commissioner at Komnas HAM, the Indonesian National Human Rights Commission, is passionate when he talks about the issue of business, human rights and the environment.

    Dianto Bachradi is a commissioner at Komnas HAM, the Indonesian National Human Rights Commission. We asked him a few questions during a recent workshop on business, human rights and the environment for Southeast Asian National Human Rights Institutions. Read more

  • Merethe Borge MacLeod representing RWI in Doha.

    RWI is attending the 13th UN conference on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Doha this week. "I had some excellent chats with people who have a lifetime of experiences in this field, and I hope to invite them to China to share with our partners there," says Merethe Borge MacLeod, head of RWI's China office. Read more

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