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 Co-organises Scandinavia’s Largest Human Rights Venue

Thousands will attend Scandinavia’s largest human rights venue next week in Malmö, Sweden. The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is one of the co-organisers of the conference dedicated to human rights. It will take place from November 17 to 19. The Swedish Forum for Human Rights, “MR-dagarna”, is an important event, says Rolf Ring, deputy director of…

Two New Books on Arab Jurisprudence published

In close cooperation and active involvement of partner Arab judicial institutes in the Middle East and North Africa, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute has issued two new books related to Arab jurisprudence. Both books highlight the role of the Arab judiciary in the application of international principles of human rights. The books, which come from the…

Towards Enhanced Enjoyment of Constitutional Rights in Zimbabwe

Photo Credits: Baynham Goredema’s Flickr: Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe   Two representatives from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute just returned from a trip in Zimbabwe to meet with partners and plan the next step of the Institute’s new Zimbabwe Human Rights Capacity Development Programme. We sat down with the Head of the Department for International Programmes, Johannes…