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Consultant for assessment of technical solutions for online learning and dissemination

The   Raoul   Wallenberg   Institute   of   Human   Rights   and   Humanitarian   Law   is   an   independent academic institution, founded in 1984 and affiliated with Lund University in Sweden.  The  Institute  contributes  to  a  wider  understanding  of  and  respect  for  human  rights and international humanitarian law. The vision of the Institute is just and inclusivesocieties with  effective realisation  of  human  rights  for all.  In  light  of  this,  the  Institute  contributes to strengthening structures, systems and mechanisms for the promotion and protection of human rights at all levels in society. RWI has since 1990 been implementing a  wide  range  of  human  rights  capacity  development  programmes  for  institutions  in  developing  countries,  mainly  with  the  support  of  Swedish  Development  Cooperation  (Sida).  These  programmes  and  projects  have  primarily  targeted  state  agencies  in  the  field  of  administration  of  justice,  academic  institutions  and  National  Human  Rights  Institutions  (NHRIs).  RWI’s  global  thematic  focus  areas  are  economic  globalisation,  inclusive  societies,  people  on  the  move  and  fair  and  efficient  justice.  For  more  info,  please visit: (www.rwi.lu.se).  


RWI  has  supported  actors  in  the  field  of  human  rights  in  Asia  since  the  mid-1990s through  both  bilateral  and  regional  programmes.  RWI’s  regional  cooperation  in  Asia  focused for a long time on strengthening institutional capacities of academic institutionsto carry out human rights education and research, and of NHRIs to fulfil their protection and promotion mandates. In recent years, RWI has increasingly focused cooperation in Asia  on  the  field  of  human  rights  and  the  environment,  linked  to  the  sustainable  development goals.


RWI  launched  a  new  regional  programme  for  the  Asia  Pacific  in  2017,  entitled  “RWI Regional  Asia  Programme  on  Human  Rights  and  Sustainable  Development  2017-2021” (hereinafter “the programme”) funded by Sida. The programme started with a pilot phase during  2017,  aimed  to  validate  and  consolidate  strategies  and  partnerships  for  the  implementation phase 2018-2021. The overall programme objective is to contribute to a just, inclusive and sustainable development in the region through mutually reinforcing protectionof human rights, gender equality and the environment.  The  2020  programming  focuses  on  thematically  underpinning  activities  and  promotion  and  dissemination  of  interlinkages  on human rights, gender equality and the environment, which include


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