RWI to continue supporting human rights education in Belarus

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute has signed a new cooperation agreement with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) that will include cooperation with a number of Belarusian universities to develop their capacities and resources in human rights, humanitarian law and gender equality. In the beginning, the cooperation, which spans from March 2015 to the end…

New batch of human rights students graduate in Beijing

RWI and Peking University Law School’s Research Centre for Human Rights held its annual graduation ceremony on 3 March 2015 for 29 students who have finished the yearlong human rights master programme. “The programme is the most comprehensive taught human rights programme in China and a flagship project for RWI,” says Merethe Borge MacLeod, head…

“A Librarian Can Promote Human Rights”

This interview is an excerpt from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s recently published “Developing a Human Rights Library” resource. Amani Hamarsheh has worked as a librarian at the University of Jordan Library in Amman for ten years. She has also participated in the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s library training. Here are her thoughts on the role that…