Sharing Knowledge on How to Teach Gender and Law

Recently, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute held a workshop that brought together law and gender course teachers from around the world. The workshop aimed to develop new future initiatives and innovation in curriculum and improve the quality of current courses.   University teachers from Belarus, South Africa, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Sweden had the opportunity to…

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…