Visiting Professor Brian Burdekin awarded Honorary Doctorate by University of South Australia

The Institute’s Visiting Professor Brian Burdekin, AO, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of South Australia at the morning graduation ceremony at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Wednesday August 20. UniSA Vice Chancellor Professor David Lloyd says Prof Burdekin has been an enduring champion for the vulnerable worldwide. “His lifetime commitment to human rights…

Vacancy – Programme Assistant RWI MENA

Programme Assistant RWI Amman Office (Only open for applicants with Jordanian citizenship) Read announcement as a pdf The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) is an independent academic institution established in 1984. The mission of the Institute is to promote universal respect for human rights and humanitarian law by means of…

New China Programme

Today RWI has signed a cooperation agreement with Sida for a new three-year programme in China. The programme will continue to focus on capacity building in human rights for academic institutions and institutions within the administration of justice, such as the Prosecution Service. The programme will be implemented from RWIs office in Beijing. – We…

Expert Accreditation Programme finalized

The final workshop within the framework of the Expert Accreditation Programme, targeting staff members of African NHRIs, was carried out at the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) in May. The programme has been implemented in partnership with the Network of African Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) with the aim of establishing a pool of experts…