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,…

Winners of the Human Rights Research Grant in Turkey

Seven academic research proposals among 71 applications, which will be granted in the frame of Turkey Human Rights Capacity Development Program in 2012 have been announced. 1. Research Topic: “Identification of affirmative action regulations for women in Turkish Law and evaluation of their effectiveness in practice” Kasım Akbaş (Anadolu University –Law Faculty) İlker Gökhan Şen…