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…

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…

Former Minister for Foreign Affairs in Indonesia to Speak about Human Rights

The former Indonesia Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Hassan Wirajuda, will give a lecture under the heading “The Promotion of Human Rights in South East Asia” on Thursday 29 October at 14.00 in Beijing Conference Room at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. During his time in office from 2001 to 2009, Dr. Wirajuda initiated the…