Twenty-Nine Takeaways From RWI’s Roundtable on Corruption and Human Rights

A recent roundtable held by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund, Sweden featured two days of discussions, study, and brainstorming on the connection between anti-corruption work and human rights. “The goal of the roundtable was to identify human rights-based opportunities for the fight against corruption and possibilities for cooperation between different actors in society and to deepen…

New Algerian Study on the Rights of the Child Initiated

RWI’s regional office in Amman  held a high-level ceremony recently to launch a new Algerian comparative research study that aims at analyzing challenges of national laws and bringing forward applicable judicial recommendations and solutions related to the best interest of the child, the child’s right of lineage and the rights of children deprived of liberty. The…

“It is Time to Think About Human Rights Issues”

The institute has supported a core group of Cambodian justice sector lecturers with the aim of further strengthening their teaching skills since 2016. This group, which consist of both practitioners (judges, prosecutors and lawyers) and academics, will teach human rights at judicial training academies and universities in Cambodia. The group also plays an important advisory…

Morten Kjaerum Appointed Board Member of UN Human Rights Fund

The UN Secretary General has appointed Morten Kjaerum, the director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund, Sweden, to the Board of Trustees of the Voluntary Fund for Technical Cooperation (VFTC) in the Field of Human Rights and of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Trust Fund for Financial and Technical Assistance. The funds are administered…