Call for Applications: Regional Human Rights Research Initiative 2017

RWI has organised an annual regional initiative since 2014 to support human rights research around Asia. The initiative has seen the joint effort between different RWI programmes in Asia, and this year it is open to academic partners from four different programmes: Cambodia; China; Myanmar, and Regional Asia, where the regional programme covers all countries/sub-regions…

Expanding the Role of Libraries in Zimbabwe

  Three librarians from Zimbabwe made a study visit recently to the Raoul Wallenberg Institute as part of the Institute’s Zimbabwe Human Rights Capacity Development Programme 2016-2018. “The overall aim of the study visit and training was to show and share good practices in how we are running Libraries in Sweden and collect tips and…

New Professional Training Programme on Human Rights in Zimbabwe

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute and the Centre for Applied Legal Research (CALR) from Zimbabwe launched a professional training programme in human rights recently. “The programme aims to increase the participants’ ability to identify human rights issues and to apply human rights standards in their different fields of operation, for example regarding issues of gender equality…

Moving Towards Clinical Legal Education Clinics in Zimbabwe

The Institute recently organised an introductory workshop to clinical legal education in Zimbabwe in cooperation with the Herbert Chitepo School of Law and the International Commission of Jurist’s Zimbabwe programme The objective of the workshop was to contribute to knowledge and skills needed by university teachers to provide clinical legal education to students. This includes…