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…

Announcing Human Rights Research Exchange for Belarusian Academics

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute has launched a research exchange cooperation for academics in Belarus. The opportunity will be offered to three English speaking researchers from Belarus to come to Sweden in November of 2017 with the aim to help further develop quality human rights research, including gender equality research, among academics in Belarus. The cooperation…

Plan Hatched to Spread Awareness on Gender-Related Issues in Belarus

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute together with the Faculty of Management Technologies and Humanitarisation at the Belarusian National Technical University (BNTU) is working to implement a gender plan to spread awareness on gender related issues and culture. The plan is also meant to prevent gender discrimination and stereotypisation among staff and students of the faculty.

Building a Model Curriculum for Clinical Legal Education in Belarus

Supervisors of five legal clinics at universities in Belarus recently met in Minsk to finalise a model curriculum for Live Client and Street Law courses. The supervisors come from Polotsk State University, Belarusian State University, Belarusian State Economics University, Vitebsk State University, and at the Academy of Public Administration. Legal Clinics offer a great opportunity…

Supporting the Promotion of Gender Equality in Belarus

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute and its academic partners in Belarus have launched an open call for research and outreach initiatives that aims to strengthen the knowledge base and individual and group capacity of gender equality promotion in Belarus. This call is open for researchers from Belarus; applications should be submitted by 20 April 2017. Read about…