The Institute is supporting the Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium on Climate Change that will be held in Lahore, Pakistan on February 26-27, 2018. This is tied to RWI’s regional work in Asia on human rights and the environment and is … Continue reading » “Ensuring Climate Justice in the Asia Pacific”Continue readingMore Tag
Predictions are that climate change will lead to worsening water and food scarcity. This has a huge impact on people. It means their right to health, water, food, a livelihood, to not be displaced, and in extreme cases, right to … Continue reading » “Sparking Action on Human Rights and Climate Change in Southeast Asia”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
Five researchers from Southeast Asia that the Raoul Wallenberg Institute have been supporting will participate in a panel discussion Tuesday at the Southeast Asian Human Rights Network (SEAHRN) Conference in Bangkok.
The panel includes papers by researchers from Cambodia, Mynamar, … Continue reading » “Researchers from Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia to Talk on Human Rights”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
The Southeast Asian Human Rights Studies Network (SEAHRN) recently launched a textbook for Southeast Asian students: “Human Rights in Southeast Asia.”
This book has been developed in response to concerns from many lecturers at Southeast Asian universities that there were … Continue reading » ““Human Rights in Southeast Asia” Textbook”Continue readingMore Tag
Three RWI scholarship holders recently won the national rounds of the JCI Debate Competition under “the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals” theme.
The winning team consisted of Ms. Yi Muyleng, Ms. Sreng Thida, and Ms. Chea Sokuntheany.Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is organizing a course on Human Rights and the Environment for Southeast Asian academics, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation.
The initiative is carried out in the framework of … Continue reading » “Interested in Human Rights and the Environment? Apply Today.”Continue readingMore Tag
Representatives from Southeast Asian academic institutions and National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) participated last week in a blended learning course on human rights and the environment in Bangkok.
The course was part of the Institute’s regional programme in Asia.Continue readingMore Tag