Scholarships for Master in International Human Rights Law in Cambodia

Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC) and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) with financial support from Swedish Development Cooperation will provide up to 14 full scholarships and three partial scholarships for individuals to study the Master Programme in International Human Rights Law at PUC’s Faculty of Law and Public Affairs…

Belarusian Researchers Think About Each Individual

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently organised a seminar on the integration of the gender and intersectionality perspectives into human rights research in Minsk, Belarus. Twenty researchers were present from various Belarusian universities from Minsk, Polotsk, Mogilev, Gomel and Brest. During the 3-day seminar the Belarusian researchers discussed with their Swedish peers how to integrate gender…

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 last week. “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…

Enhancing NHRIs in Sub-Saharan Africa

  The Institute recently held a workshop in Malawi to enhance the capacity and role of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) to effectively fulfil their mandates in promoting and protecting human rights in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) and Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs) participated in the workshop titled the Application of the…