“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…

The EU as a Force for Good in Human Rights

Humanitarian groups report that children as young as nine are risking their lives in desperate attempts to reach Europe. Solving the increased influx of refugees is getting even more challenging since the coup in Turkey 2016 and the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s authoritarian responses to his opponents. The overarching question left to discuss is…

What Do Toxics Have To Do With Your Human Rights?

The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and hazardous substances and wastes, Baskut Tuncak, joins us for our latest episode of “On Human Rights.” “Toxic pollution is quite possibly, very likely, the leading cause of premature preventive death in the world, so the World Health Organization estimates that it’s almost 13 million people per year…

Book Launch: The Child in International Refugee Law

Children are the victims of some of the most devastating examples of state-sanctioned and private human rights abuses. In increasing numbers, they are trying to find international protection and are forced to navigate complex administrative and legal processes that fail to take their distinct needs and vulnerabilities into account. The Raoul Wallenberg Institute and the…