The Raoul Wallenberg Institute Human Rights Essay Prize, Turkey

(Deadline: 30 November 2012) The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) is pleased to announce its second annual Human Rights Essay Prize in Turkey. The prize will be awarded in recognition of outstanding academic scholarship in two categories: (a)    Masters students and research assistants who have completed their Masters degrees; and…

Very high quality! The Master’s Programme in International Human Rights Law has been evaluated

The Swedish National Agency for Higher Education (Högskoleverket) has deemed the Master’s Programme in International Human Rights Law at the Faculty of Law, Lund University, to be of the highest quality. The Agency regularly evaluates all higher education course programmes leading to degrees and designates them to be either of a “very high quality”, “high…

12th Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights in Seoul

Human Rights and Information and Communication Technology, 27 – 29 June 2012, Seoul, Korea With the recent media coverage of the vulnerability of an increasing number of countries to cyber-attacks, cyber-security has fast become one of the top priorities for national security agendas across the world. And as cyber defence mechanisms improve, their implications for…

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute launches a one-of-a-kind NHRI Database

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, in cooperation with the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF) and the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI), has launched a very unique database of NHRI materials (www.nhridb.org). The purpose of the database is to make NHRI materials (annual reports, thematic guides and studies, national inquiries,…