Human Rights are Part of the Solution to Terrorism

Jonas Grimheden talked about the European Union’s counter-terrorism policies and their implications for human rights recently at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. As Senior Policy Manager at the Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA), a decentralised center of fundamental rights expertise for the EU, Grimheden works daily to ensure full respect for human rights across the Union. Grimheden…

Open Lecture: “Anti-terrorism in the EU – a Human Rights Perspective”

Join a discussion with Jonas Grimheden on 27 January about the human rights implications of the European Union’s new instruments aimed at countering terrorism. Jonas Grimheden is a Senior Policy Manager at the European Union’s human rights advisory body, the Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), located in Vienna, Austria. Previously heading FRA’s access to justice…

Celebrating Human Rights Day in Cambodia

RWI’s office in Cambodia organised the Ten December Academy recently for the fourth year in a row. This year the Academy was back in Sihanoukville after being organised in Siem Reap last year. The purpose of the Academy is to celebrate the International Human Rights Day, but more importantly, to increase the knowledge and skills…

First ASEAN Conference on Crime Prevention Held

The First ASEAN Conference on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice recently took place in Bangkok, Thailand. The Conference, “Enhancing crime prevention and criminal justice institutions for sustainable development of the ASEAN Community”, hosted by the Institute of Justice, was the first of its kind in the ASEAN region. It brought together policy makers, practitioners, academics…