Two New Board Members Appointed

Thomas Hammarberg and Gregor Noll have been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. They will assume their positions on the board as of 1 July 2015. “We are pleased to welcome Thomas Hammarberg, one of Sweden’s most prominent human rights practitioners, and Gregor Noll,…

Protecting Human Rights is a Major Issue

Anadolu University in Turkey, in cooperation with RWI’s Turkey Programme, will host the world’s preeminent conference on justice education this July.The Global Alliance for Justice Education’s 8th Worldwide Conference will be held at Anadolu University from 22-28 July 2015. To learn more about the event, we recently posed a few questions to Professor Ufuk Aydin,…

Director speaks at Danish Parliament

RWI’s director, Morten Kjaerum, recently was asked to speak at the Danish Parliament’s Equality Committee. Kjaerum introduced a recent survey on Violence Against Women from his previous organisation, the EU Fundamental Rights Agency. He also spoke about steps that could be taken to stop the violence. Watch the webcast (in Danish).