Apply for these one-of-a-kind human rights fellowships today

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is offering four fellowships for academic scholars and representatives of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in South East Asia. The fellowship takes place at RWI’s head office in Lund, Sweden. The final date for application for representatives from academic institutions is 15 of June and final…

17 Cambodian students receive scholarships

Students for the second batch of the Master Programme in International Human Rights Law at Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC) received their scholarship certificates at a ceremony on Monday. RWI and PUC provided 17 scholarships to committed students who have been selected through a highly competitive process, including both written submissions and interviews. The scholarships…

RWI to continue supporting human rights education in Belarus

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute has signed a new cooperation agreement with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) that will include cooperation with a number of Belarusian universities to develop their capacities and resources in human rights, humanitarian law and gender equality. In the beginning, the cooperation, which spans from March 2015 to the end…

New batch of human rights students graduate in Beijing

RWI and Peking University Law School’s Research Centre for Human Rights held its annual graduation ceremony on 3 March 2015 for 29 students who have finished the yearlong human rights master programme. “The programme is the most comprehensive taught human rights programme in China and a flagship project for RWI,” says Merethe Borge MacLeod, head…