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…

Regional Asia Research

Call for Applications: Regional Human Rights Research Initiative 2019

As part of the Regional Asia Programme on Human Rights and Sustainable Development 2017-2021, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) hereby calls for applications from academics (both researchers and lecturers) affiliated with academic institutions in countries eligible for international development cooperation in Asia and the Pacific1 to participate in our…

business human rights partnership

Less Blame, More Partnership

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law recently held the third phase of a course on Human Rights, Gender Equality and Environment/Climate Change in the Framework of the SDGs in South Asia. Participants from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and India met for two days in Sri Lanka. RWI’s Regional Asia Programme…

cambodian researchers

Normalising Human Rights Education in Cambodia

Sokseila Bun has been working at RWI’s Phnom Penh Office since 2013. We sat down to find out more about his work at RWI. Bun didn’t plan to work in human rights and initially studied business but his first job at the International Justice Mission changed his perspective. Initially, I probably wanted to be rich…

Judicial Coloquium

Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium on Climate Change in Lahore

The Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium on Climate Change was held recently in Lahore, Pakistan to discuss the use of constitutions to advance environmental rights and achieve climate justice. The colloquium is supported through RWI’s regional work in Asia, which focuses on human rights and the environment. The issues discussed during the meeting involved the role…