“Looking at those left behind”

Dr. Christine Byron is a guest scholar at the Institute. She is currently researching and writing a book titled “Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict: Legal and Political Responses.” Why are you passionate about this subject? “I think it’s because for a long time there was very little response to sexual violence in conflict. In 1998,…

A Cambodian perspective on human rights

Soy Kimsan is a teaching assistant and researcher at the Royal University for Law and Economics in Cambodia. He is currently participating in RWI’s fellowship programme where he is conducting research on fair trial rights in Cambodia. Why are you focusing your research on fair trial rights? Many people in Cambodia have lost trust in…

New master’s programme in Zimbabwe

The Institute of Peace, Leadership and Governance (IPLG) at Africa University in Mutare, Zimbabwe is launching a master’s programme in Human Rights, Peace and Development which will start in January 2015. IPLG is one of the academic partners in RWI’s Regional Africa programme and the master’s programme has been developed with the support of the…

Human Rights training for participants from Belarus – Deadline for application 25 August

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is pleased to offer the possibility for professionals from Belarus to take part in a training programme in Lund, Sweden. The training specifically targets academia, government/public service and civil society who work with human rights in practice and are in need of additional human rights education and training. The training programme…