Margaret Sekaggya held the annual Anna Lindh lecture in a full University Hall on 23 October under the heading "Providing a safe and enabling environment for Human Rights Defenders; Critical factors to consider". Read more
A panel debate on the topic "Human Rights Education in a Changing World" was held at Kulturen Open Air Museum on 22 October. The panel debate was part of the celebrations of the 30th Anniversary of the Institute. Panelists were H.E. Dr Ibrahim Alkazy, Dr. Felisa Tibbits and Mr Hans Thoolen. Moderator was Visiting Professor Maria Green.
RWI is celebrating its 30th anniversary this week with events on the theme of “Human rights education”. In this video series, RWI partners, fellows and staff speak about why human rights education is important.
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is an independent academic institution. The Institute is named after Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat, in order to honour his work in the cause of humanity.
The mission of the Institute is to promote universal respect for human rights and humanitarian law by means of research, academic education, dissemination and institutional development. Our core values are respect, integrity, inclusiveness and inspiration.