Scholarships for Master in International Human Rights Law in Cambodia

Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC) and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) with financial support from Swedish Development Cooperation will provide up to 14 full scholarships and three partial scholarships for individuals to study the Master Programme in International Human Rights Law at PUC’s Faculty of Law and Public Affairs…

New Human Rights Film Festival Launched in Stockholm and Lund

The first Swedish Human Rights Film Festival will take place in Stockholm and Lund on March 31 to April 2. The festival features three days of powerful and important films and discussions on the major human rights issues of our times. The initiative comes from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in…

It’s a Crisis of Policy, Not Numbers

Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen, Research Director and Professor at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, recently authored an article in the Journal on Migration and Human Security. In it, he argues that the current paradigm governing global refugee policy is fundamentally unsustainable and needs to be replaced.

Call for Applications: Regional Human Rights Research Initiative 2017

RWI has organised an annual regional initiative since 2014 to support human rights research around Asia. The initiative has seen the joint effort between different RWI programmes in Asia, and this year it is open to academic partners from four different programmes: Cambodia; China; Myanmar, and Regional Asia, where the regional programme covers all countries/sub-regions…

Compliance with Judicial Decisions within the Regional African Human Rights System

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute has released a new research brief exploring the challenges and opportunities facing the Regional African Human Rights System in strengthening implementation of their findings at the national level. Alejandro Fuentes, Senior Researcher at RWI, and Patricia Iacob, Research Assistant at RWI, have authored the brief. Read the entire brief. It is…