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…

RWI Supported Researchers Presents Paper in Manila

Two RWI supported Cambodian researchers recently presented papers at the 14th ASLI Conference in Manilla – “A uniting Force? Asian values and the Law”. Kimsan Soy, who is the director of the Centre for the Studies of Humanitarian Law (CSHL) at Royal University of Law and Economics, which RWI has supported since its establishment, presented his…

Sustainable Development Goals on the Agenda in Bangkok

Representatives of RWI’s offices in Jakarta, Beijing and Stockholm participated in a recent workshop on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) organised by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok. The two-day event was titled “Co-creation for transformation – effective delivery on the SDGs through enhanced cross-sectorial interaction.”…

Call for Applications: Regional Human Rights Research Initiative 2017

RWI has organised an annual regional initiative since 2014 to support human rights research around Asia. The initiative has seen the joint effort between different RWI programmes in Asia, and this year it is open to academic partners from four different programmes: Cambodia; China; Myanmar, and Regional Asia, where the regional programme covers all countries/sub-regions…

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…