• MasterProgrammeCambodia

    The Institute's founder, the Minister of Education and the Swedish Ambassador opens a new Master Programme in International Human Rights Law in Cambodia Read more

  • Bangladesh

    The Workshop on National Inquiries with the National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh ended with a role-play of a public hearing as a part of a fictional national inquiry. The photo displays the Inquiry Team in action - represented by Aroma Dutta, Mohammed Imam Uddin Kabir and M. Rabiul Islam. Read more

  • Barry Kellman

    On 24 March Fulbright Professor Barry Kellman held a public lecture at the Institute titled "Weapons under international law – emerging principles for stifling tools of violence". Watch the full lecture and Read more

  • ExpAcc2

    The second workshop within the Expert Accreditation Programme for African NHRIs was held 17-21 March. Mr Bernard Mogesa, participant in the programme, from the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights held a presentation on Disability Rights Read more

  • Myanmar

    The Institute, in cooperation with the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission, held a workshop, 18-20 March, on the Prohibition and Prevention of Torture and ill-Treatment in Nay Pyi Taw, the Institute's first workshop to be held in the capital of Myanmar. Read more

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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.

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