UPF & RWI Lecture / The Rohingya Crisis

Welcome to the UPF + RWI lecture / The Rohingya Crisis – A panel with Flemming Ytzen and Tun Khin, on April 17th! Since 2012, the Rohingya minority in Myanmar experienced oppression and persecution, leading to one of the biggest refugee crises worldwide with approximately 750,000 people being forced to flee to Bangladesh, more than half…

Constitutional Rights in Zimbabwe

Presentation: Working towards enhanced enjoyment of Constitutional rights in Zimbabwe The Raoul Wallenberg Institute invites you to a casual gathering on Wednesday 10th  April at the reading room at the Library in Lund. Emily Hanna, Program Officer at RWI will give a presentation titled. ’Working towards enhanced enjoyment of Constitutional rights in Zimbabwe’. Emily will focus on…

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…

Peking University Hosts Anti-Corruption and Human Rights Lecture

Over 50 students at the Human Rights Master’s Programme at Peking University attended a recent lecture on anti-corruption and human rights delivered by Mikael Johansson, Acting Director of Programmes and Senior Policy Adviser on Anti-Corruption and Human Rights at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. “Corruption and anti-corruption are global issues. But the relation between corruption and…

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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…