First group of Students Graduate from RWI-supported Human Rights Master Programme in Cambodia

The first group of students of the Master Programme in International Human Rights Law at Pannasastra University of Cambodia (PUC) graduated on Tuesday after defending their Master theses following almost three years of hard studies. The four students, who all passed the oral defence and thereby have completed the whole Master Programme, were challenged with…

Jan Eliasson on Being a Worried Optimist

Jan Eliasson’s resume is as extensive as it is impressive. Amongst other tasks for the Swedish state, he acted as minister for foreign affairs in 2006 and was the Swedish ambassador to the U.N for several years. He has served as Special Envoy to Darfur, Sudan and as President of the UN general assembly. In…

High-level Ceremony in Tunis to Launch Child Victim Research

RWI’s regional office in Amman held a high-level ceremony last week to launch a new Tunisian comparative research study titled “Protecting the rights of the child victim in the criminal justice system from the perspective of international standards.” The objective of the study is to bring forward applicable judicial recommendations and solutions based on informed…

Supporting the Promotion of Gender Equality in Belarus

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute and its academic partners in Belarus have launched an open call for research and outreach initiatives that aims to strengthen the knowledge base and individual and group capacity of gender equality promotion in Belarus. This call is open for researchers from Belarus; applications should be submitted by 20 April 2017. Read about…