Last spring, Alice Wadström traveled to Haiti as a recipient of a minor field study scholarship sponsored by Swedish development cooperation and awarded by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute.
She traveled to Haiti to do research for her Master’s thesis in … Continue reading » “Investigating the UN’s Responsibility in the Haitian Cholera Outbreak” Continue readingMore Tag
Fawaz T. Alzatto is from Syria and has been living in Denmark for two years. He recently completed his participation in the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s Inclusion Academy. In partnership with the Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE), … Continue reading » ““I Have Brown Skin, But I Have a Good, Nice Smile”” Continue readingMore Tag
The RWI Turkey Programme has for a long time recognized that gender often is ignored in many research proposals. This is largely due to the lack of capacity and knowledge.
Even though the Programme receives an impressive amount of high-quality … Continue reading » “Integrating Gender into Research in Turkey” Continue readingMore Tag
Thirty-five percent of all Turkish applications to the European Court of Human Rights are rejected due to some procedural or other type of mistake or misunderstanding.
RWI is working to lower that percentage. A recent 2-day workshop with 15 lawyers … Continue reading » “Reducing Turkish Rejections at the European Court of Human Rights” Continue readingMore Tag
On Thursday, 19 March at 10 pm, Maria, frustrated over her children’s and her own hunger, arrives with her old bicycle at the local grocery store, which is owned by the mayor’s cousin’s wife, Mrs. Mango. Maria breaks in through … Continue reading » “A Stolen Ipad and Fair Trial Rights in Cambodia” Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) is announcing scholarships for the Master Programme in International Human Rights Law (the Master Programme) at Lund University, Sweden for up to two Cambodian citizens residing in Cambodia for … Continue reading » “Scholarships for Cambodian Students at Master Programme in International Human Rights Law” Continue readingMore Tag
Ensuring the inclusion of refugees and migrants in the societies they have settled in is one of the current challenges facing European countries. In order to address this challenge, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, in partnership with the Open Society Initiative … Continue reading » “Inclusion Academy Explores Advocacy & Outreach” Continue readingMore Tag
Students at the RWI supported Human Rights Master Programme at Peking University recently took part in a lecture held by Emma Melander Borg, head of Gender Equality at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute.
Under the headline “Gender Equality in … Continue reading » “Chinese Students Participated in Gender Equality Seminar” Continue readingMore Tag
Patricia Mavhembu is a Legal Officer with the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service (ZPCS). She recently participated in a professional training on the protection of vulnerable and marginalized people in Zimbabwe. The five-day workshop was a joint initiative from the … Continue reading » ““Prisons Are Unique Because They Have Many Vulnerable Groups”” Continue readingMore Tag