Looking back, looking ahead

Indah, a political scientist with a master degree in human rights from the University of Oslo, has been with the institute since the establishment of the Institute’s office in Jakarta in 2005. She was part of establishing the office from start and has been responsible for implementing programmes in cooperation with academic institutions, with the Directorate…

Review and planning meeting

21-25 October, the Institute conducted a review and planning meeting in Lund together with staff from academic partner institutions of the Institute in Sub-Saharan Africa. The planning and review meeting formed part of the mid-term review that is currently being carried out of the Institute’s Regional Africa Programme. The mid-term review aims to contribute to…

Winner of Turkey Human Rights Essay Prize 2013

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law has been awarding Junior Academicians in Turkey for quality essays on Human Rights as part of its “Turkey Human Rights Capacity Development Programme” since 2011. Through this Prize, winners have received support for study visit and summer school participation, in order to further their individual studies on human…

Training course on Human Rights and the Role of the Media

On Monday 21 October the Institute, in cooperation with the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (www.mnhrc.org.mm), began a two-day training course on Human Rights and the Role of the Media. The course targets commissioners and staff of MNHRC and covers main human rights issues of relevance in the media field.  In this introductory phase, the programme aims…

Blended Learning Course in Library and Information Resource Management

The main objective of this course was to enhance the capacities of human rights librarians and resource centre personnel working at Academic Institutions and NHRIs in Southeast Asia in providing effective and efficient information services to their users using modern library tools. Through the improved capacities of these librarians and resource centre personnel, the aim…