By Olle Bergdahl Mjengwa
I have been very interested in the political situation in the Middle East for many years and after studying Arabic in Jordan for a semester I knew that I wanted hands on experience working with one … Continue reading » “An Intern Works With Human Rights in Amman” Continue readingMore Tag
Mengchhun Kheang is one of 12 recent recipients of an RWI scholarship given to Cambodians to obtain their Master’s in International Human Rights Law in Cambodia in a programme RWI has supported the Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC) to develop. … Continue reading » “RWI Scholarship Recipient Allows Cambodians to Pursue Human Rights Law in Their Home Country” Continue readingMore Tag
Curious about what we were up to over the year?
Every year, RWI does its best at summarising the institute’s work for each calendar year. In our Year in Review 2017 (former Annual Report), we report on our programmes in … Continue reading » “This is How We Actually Work with Human Rights” Continue readingMore Tag
Eman Siam, RWI MENA Senior Programme Officer based in Amman, remains optimistic about the work RWI does in a region marked by a number of conflict and post-conflict situations. For her, the Middle East is home – she was … Continue reading » ““If You Can’t See the Change, Be the Change”” Continue readingMore Tag
Ilhami Alkan Olsson is the Chief Advisor for the RWI Office in Istanbul. We sat down with him recently to learn more about who he is and the work he does.
Where are you from?
I’m from a small … Continue reading » ““I Really Enjoy Differences and Unchartered Territories”” Continue readingMore Tag
Meet Dararoth Ke. Since 2014, Dararoth has assisted RWI as a programme officer in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He believes his experience growing up in a remote village in Cambodia, where people are not always taught their human rights, … Continue reading » “How Working in Human Rights is Personal for RWI Staff” Continue readingMore Tag
A large group of leading international law academics in Europe, including RWI’s director and head of research, are calling today for Italy to cease its policy of promoting, directing and enforcing returns to Libya with immediate effect after Italian authorities … Continue reading » “Italy in Violation of International Law, Lawyers Say” Continue readingMore Tag
RWI organized a study visit for judges and key staff from two important regional courts in East and West Africa last week.
The purpose was to launch the new cooperation between the Institute and the East African Court of Justice… Continue reading » “Two Regional African Courts Working with Human Rights Meet in Sweden” Continue readingMore Tag
Today, The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, in cooperation with the Centre for Applied Legal Research in Zimbabwe, began the 5th Professional Training Programme on Human Rights. It focuses on the equal status and human rights of women.
During five days, twenty … Continue reading » “Human Rights of Women in Focus at Training in Zimbabwe” Continue readingMore Tag