Celebrating the International Human Rights Day in Cambodia

The Ten December Academy in Cambodia will be organised by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute on an annual basis. The purpose of the Academy is to celebrate the International Human Rights Day and to increase the knowledge and skills among university professors/lecturers to teach human rights topics at their home universities. The focus of the Academy…

The returning student

It is now ten years ago since George Tugushi graduated from the Institute’s Masters Programme in International Human Rights Law. When he returned as a lecturer, with the topic “Prevention of torture, role of the international and local judicial and non-judicial mechanisms”, he did so with vast experience from working within the UN, various international…

Strengthening Police Oversight and Accountability in Southern Africa

The workshop on Strengthening Police Oversight and Accountability in Southern Africa, 4-6 December in Johannesburg, has gathered participants from civil society, academia and members of parliament of the SADC to draft recommendations and strategies on how policing and police oversight in Southern Africa could be more effectively addressed. The workshop is organised in cooperation with the…

Three reasons to come to Lund

Women’s rights and women’s access to justice are among the topics of the research carried out in Lund by Aishath Fasoha, she says and explains that to target the judiciary is the challenge for the newly established Human Rights Commission.   –In Lund at the Institute I this autumn got help by Dr Miriam Estrada…