Evaluation of Myanmar programme 2013-2014

Evaluation of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s project “Strengthening Human Rights in Myanmar” during the time period 2013-2014 In May 2014, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) commissioned an evaluation of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s (RWI) human rights capacity development project in Myanmar covering the period 1 January 2013 – 30 June 2014. The project…

Another Step Forward for the Dissemination of Human Rights in Myanmar

Assistant librarian Saw Harrison (left) and IT-administrator Yet Htet Ko (right) from the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) received their new library catalogue at the ongoing RWI conference for human rights librarians in Bangkok. “This catalogue will allow the commission’s staff and target groups to easily access human rights resources available at the library,”…

Swedish Prime Minister visits RWI in China

Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven visited the Beijing field office of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law on 27 March. He met with Merethe Borge MacLeod, the head of RWI’s Beijing field office, as well as with Chinese human rights professors and students. “We really appreciated this opportunity to introduce the…