In connection with Asia-Europe Foundation’s Govenor’s meeting in Bucharest last week, RWI’s Deputy Director Rolf Ring received an ASEF Creativity Award 1997-2017.
This is for the work Ring has done in the organizing committee in connection with the organization of … Continue reading » “Awarded For Building Major Asia-Europe Human Rights Platform” Continue readingMore Tag
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 … Continue reading » “Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium on Climate Change in Lahore” Continue readingMore Tag
Seventeen researchers from Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam attended a peer review workshop recently in Jakarta, part of an initiative aimed at expanding the research and writing skills of academics in Asia. Ultimately, the aim is to strengthen … Continue reading » “Researchers in Asia Take on Human Rights and Climate Change” Continue readingMore Tag
Two RWI supported Cambodian researchers recently presented papers at the 14th ASLI Conference in Manilla – “A uniting Force? Asian values and the Law”.
Kimsan Soy, who is the director of the Centre for the Studies of Humanitarian Law … Continue reading » “RWI Supported Researchers Presents Paper in Manila” Continue readingMore Tag
Representatives of RWI’s offices in Jakarta, Beijing and Stockholm participated in a recent workshop on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) organised by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Embassy of Sweden in … Continue reading » “Sustainable Development Goals on the Agenda in Bangkok” Continue readingMore Tag
The First ASEAN Conference on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice recently took place in Bangkok, Thailand.
The Conference, “Enhancing crime prevention and criminal justice institutions for sustainable development of the ASEAN Community”, hosted by the Institute of Justice, … Continue reading » “First ASEAN Conference on Crime Prevention Held” Continue readingMore Tag
This photo is from when Dr. Hassan Wirajuda was giving a lecture at the Centre for East and South-East Asian studies titled “The Permanent Court of Arbitration Ruling on the South China Sea: Implications for Indonesia and Beyond”?
Dr. Hassan … Continue reading » “Indonesian Top Diplomat Speaks about Human Rights in South East Asia” Continue readingMore Tag
RWI visiting professor, Brian Burdekin will be giving an open lecture on September 30th. He will consider recent developments in protecting human rights throughout Asia. This is an area in which Burdekin has been heavily involved, advising governments and civil … Continue reading » “Giving Teeth to International Human Rights Treaties in Asia: National Human Rights Commissions” Continue readingMore Tag
RWI recently carried out a Human Rights and Environment workshop in Bangkok. The face-to-face training with academics and NHRIs from Southeast Asia took place under the auspices of RWI’s regional programme in Asia. The goal is to strengthen the capacity … Continue reading » “Where Environmental Damage Causes Impacts on People’s Lives” Continue readingMore Tag