Winner of Turkey Human Rights Essay Prize 2013

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law has been awarding Junior Academicians in Turkey for quality essays on Human Rights as part of its “Turkey Human Rights Capacity Development Programme” since 2011. Through this Prize, winners have received support for study visit and summer school participation, in order to further their individual studies on human…

Blended Learning Course in Library and Information Resource Management

The main objective of this course was to enhance the capacities of human rights librarians and resource centre personnel working at Academic Institutions and NHRIs in Southeast Asia in providing effective and efficient information services to their users using modern library tools. Through the improved capacities of these librarians and resource centre personnel, the aim…

Training workshop on Business and Human Rights

At the end of 2012, Raoul Wallenberg Institute signed a four year capacity development project with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency focusing on developing the capacity of the newly established Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (‘MNHRC’). The first activity under the project is a training workshop on Business and Human Rights which was held…

The Martin Alexanderson Research Scholarship

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is announcing ”The Martin Alexanderson Research Scholarship for Human Rights Studies – 2013”. The Scholarship will be awarded someone planning to carry out, or who is actually carrying out, a study in the field of human rights, preferably in respect of Roma populations or of anti-Semitism, and who is well qualified…