Researchers in Asia Take on Human Rights and Climate Change

Seventeen researchers from Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam attended a peer review workshop recently in Jakarta, part of an initiative aimed at expanding the research and writing skills of academics in Asia. Ultimately, the aim is to strengthen the capacities of academics in order to contribute to relevant policy and legal developments in…

First ASEAN Conference on Crime Prevention Held

The First ASEAN Conference on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice recently took place in Bangkok, Thailand. The Conference, “Enhancing crime prevention and criminal justice institutions for sustainable development of the ASEAN Community”, hosted by the Institute of Justice, was the first of its kind in the ASEAN region. It brought together policy makers, practitioners, academics…

Researchers from Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia to Talk on Human Rights

Five researchers from Southeast Asia that the Raoul Wallenberg Institute have been supporting will participate in a panel discussion Tuesday at the Southeast Asian Human Rights Network (SEAHRN) Conference in Bangkok. The panel includes papers by researchers from Cambodia, Mynamar, and Vietnam who have been working with the Institute and Lund University academics to strengthen…

Indonesian Top Diplomat Speaks about Human Rights in South East Asia

This photo is from when Dr. Hassan Wirajuda was giving a lecture at the Centre for East and South-East Asian studies titled “The Permanent Court of Arbitration Ruling on the South China Sea: Implications for Indonesia and Beyond”? Dr. Hassan Wirajuda said ASEAN, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, needs to move faster and better…

People Should Know More About Human Rights

Boualaphiane Sisouk teaches international law and human rights at the National University of Laos. She is one of the fellows who is spending the fall in Lund, working on her research project on current attitudes of ASEAN countries towards universal human rights. Boualaphiane, or Phiane as she is also called, has been working with human rights…