Achieving Sustainable, Inclusive and Climate-Resilient Cities

Recently, Gabriella Fredriksson, head of RWI’s Inclusive Societies team, was joined by civil servants from Indonesia, Zimbabwe and Turkey in Lund as part of a new programme on Sustainable, Inclusive and Climate-Resistant Cities. This was the second step of the three-pronged initiative to join sustainable development goals and human rights by engaging local actors within…

Jason Squire

Building Relationships and Momentum for Change

Jason Squire worked as a police officer in South Australia. Later, he uncovered mass graves as an investigator of crimes against humanity. He then moved into the children’s rights field. Six months ago, he joined the Raoul Wallenberg Institute as Director of the Regional Asia Office in Jakarta, Indonesia. Basically, one thing led to another…

Cambodia Gets First National Research Initiative

RWI’s Cambodia programme is now launching its the first national human rights research initiative. The initiative aims to strengthen the capacities of researchers and lecturers at academic institutions to effectively conduct standardized human rights research and to increase the number of published academic human rights papers in Cambodia. It is part of RWI’s Capacity Development Programme…

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Kenya Probation Service: Human Rights Training

RWI’s Nairobi office recently undertook the first ever known probation service human rights audit, in cooperation with the Kenya Probation and Aftercare Service (KPAS). The audit was measured according to the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules on Non-Custodial Measures (Tokyo Rules) and the United Nations Rules for the Treatment of Women Prisoners and Non-Custodial Measures for…