Strengthening Human Rights Knowledge in Myanmar

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently held a national inquiry training in Yangon for the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission. The training is part of the Institute’s Myanmar programme to strengthen the human rights knowledge capacities of the commission. We sat down with Ms. Nang Shan Aung from the commission. She is also one of RWI’s scholarship…

Discrimination in China

Chinese Researchers Look at Anti-discrimination in Employment

RWI recently supported a group of Chinese researchers to pay a visit to Stockholm on the topic of anti-discrimination in employment. During the two and half day visit, researchers held in-depth discussions and exchanges with both government institutions and civil society organisations dealing with equality issues in Sweden. This included the Equality Ombudsman Office, the…

Disability rights in China

“Disability is Still Very Invisible in China Today”

With support from RWI, a group of 15 researchers recently gathered in Hong Kong for an introductory training course on disability rights and equality. The training was part of a larger project, managed by Wuhan University Public Interest and Development Law Institute, and supported by RWI, which brings together groups of Chinese researchers from academia,…

Director speaks about the Roma situation in Europe

The director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Morten Kjaerum, participated this week in a major conference on European Roma in Copenhagen. The conference, held in the Danish Parliament, was part of Humanity in Action’s one week “I AM ROMA” campaign in Denmark. “The case of Roma deserves our attention when discussing how to fight prejudice…