Changing the Way Human Rights are Monitored

A group of leading human rights experts recently launched an initiative at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Lund to radically change the way human rights are monitored. Under all human rights indices there are few, if any, countries with a better human rights record than Sweden. But how well…

RWI visits Maersk Group to talk about business and human rights

RWI recently visited Maersk Group, a global trade, shipping and energy company with headquarters in Copenhagen, for a talk about business and human rights. RWI’s director Morten Kjaerum was asked to address the group of legal councillors at the company. Kjaerum presented the current state of affairs in the field of human rights to give…

Can the Drownings in the Mediterranean be Stopped?

More than 1,700 migrants have died in the Mediterranean so far in 2015, according to the International Organisation for Migration. That is 30 times higher than for the same period in 2014. On Monday, four leading figures in the field of human rights and international law came together in Lund, Sweden for a panel debate on…