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.
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The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, together with its academic cooperation partners (Africa University, Great Zimbabwe University and Midlands State University) under the Zimbabwe Human Rights Capacity Development Programme 2016-2018, recently concluded a two-day workshop on human rights research … Continue reading » ““Wear a Dress, Keep Clean, Keep Your Legs Together”” Continue readingMore Tag
Erik Friberg has just wrapped up a ‘United Nations sabbatical’ hosted by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. Friberg was in Lund, Sweden, doing research on the roles of human rights in prevention efforts. He has … Continue reading » ““Protecting Human Rights Today Helps Prevent Crises Tomorrow”” Continue readingMore Tag
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 … Continue reading » “Announcing Human Rights Research Exchange for Belarusian Academics” Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg (RW) PhD Support Program in Human Rights is designed for doctoral (PhD) students in Turkey pursuing their thesis in law, political or social sciences on specific human rights topics relevant to Turkey.
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Collective bargaining, workplace regulation and labour rights. In an evolving world, these areas are challenges for the world’s workers. How are we to handle an ageing population and a complex interplay – and often tension – between regulation at different … Continue reading » “Panel Debate: Workers’ Rights in an Evolving World of Work” Continue readingMore Tag
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 … Continue reading » “Researchers in Asia Take on Human Rights and Climate Change” Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently held a gender and law training program in Turkey. Twenty young female law students in their third and fourth years of law from fourteen faculties across Turkey participated in the course.
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Millions of Syrian have been affected by the war since 2011. Among other pressing humanitarian priorities, Syrian youth in particular are in danger of becoming a ‘lost generation’ due in part to the lack of available and affordable avenues for … Continue reading » “Gathering Ideas to Improve the Lives of Syrian Youth” Continue readingMore Tag