Researching Human Rights in Sierra Leone’s Prisons

RWI recently entered into a new partnership with the Sierra Leone Correctional Services (SLCS) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to increase compliance with international human rights standards in the Sierra Leonean correctional system. The first activity in the project has just been completed: a week in Freetown’s Pademba Road Prison during which a team…

Sustainable Development Goals on the Agenda in Bangkok

Representatives of RWI’s offices in Jakarta, Beijing and Stockholm participated in a recent workshop on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) organised by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok. The two-day event was titled “Co-creation for transformation – effective delivery on the SDGs through enhanced cross-sectorial interaction.”…

2017 Human Rights Research Grant Program, Turkey

RWI Türkiye Programi – 2017 İnsan Hakları Araştırmaları Hibe Programı  Türkçe açıklama için tıklayınız Application for the RWI-Human Rights Research Grant for Turkey (HRRG) has started. The main goal of the RWI-Human Rights Research Grant is to enhance the human rights law education and to support human rights research capacity at the academic institutions in…

Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas: Director Interview

Joakim Demmer has been working on his new film, “Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas,” for about seven years. Finally, it’s hitting the big screen, first in the Nordics, and then around the world. This weekend, the film will be featured at the Swedish Human Rights Film Festival. Joakim will be at both screenings in Stockholm…