Scholarships for Cambodian Students at Master Programme in International Human Rights Law

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) is announcing scholarships for the Master Programme in International Human Rights Law (the Master Programme) at Lund University, Sweden for up to two Cambodian citizens residing in Cambodia for the academic years 2018‐2020. The scholarships are part of the Human Rights Capacity Development Programme…

Inclusion Academy Explores Advocacy & Outreach

Ensuring the inclusion of refugees and migrants in the societies they have settled in is one of the current challenges facing European countries. In order to address this challenge, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, in partnership with the Open Society Initiative for Europe, has been hosting an Inclusion Academy during 2017. Currently in its first edition,…

Chinese Students Participated in Gender Equality Seminar

Students at the RWI supported Human Rights Master Programme at Peking University recently took part in a lecture held by Emma Melander Borg, head of Gender Equality at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. Under the headline “Gender Equality in Sweden,” Melander Borg spoke about Sweden’s feminist foreign policy and the quota system. The Institute took the opportunity…

“Prisons Are Unique Because They Have Many Vulnerable Groups”

Patricia Mavhembu is a Legal Officer with the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service (ZPCS). She recently participated in a professional training on the protection of vulnerable and marginalized people in Zimbabwe. The five-day workshop was a joint initiative from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in collaboration with CALR (Centre for Applied…

Submit an Abstract: Gender in Focus Conference in Minsk

RWI, together with the Belarusian National Technical University, is organizing an international conference “Gender in Focus”, which will be held at the faculty of Management Technologies and Humanitarisation  on 22-23 November in Minsk. We are announcing an open call for abstract submissions. The deadline for registrations and submissions is 22 October 2017. The conference themes…