Call for Proposals: Global Transformation Towards Gender Equality and Agenda 2030

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute together with the Network of Scholars on Gender, Sexuality and the Law (ALAS), Center For Human Rights i Pretoria and the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law, invite activists, practitioners, scholars, and judges interested in gender equality and gender-based violence to submit individual…

Human Rights of Women in Focus at Training in Zimbabwe

Today, The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, in cooperation with the Centre for Applied Legal Research in Zimbabwe, began the 5th Professional Training Programme on Human  Rights. It focuses on the equal status and human rights of women. During five days, twenty participants representing government ministries, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission, the Gender Commission, the police and…

The European Roma Rights Centre awarded Raoul Wallenberg Prize

The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC)  has been awarded the Council of Europe Raoul Wallenberg Prize for its outstanding and impressive contribution to raise awareness of the human rights situation of the Roma people, the largest ethnic minority in Europe. The prize, which has been awarded every two years since 2014, goes to either a…

inclusion academy

“I Have Brown Skin, But I Have a Good, Nice Smile”

Fawaz T. Alzatto is from Syria and has been living in Denmark for two years. He recently completed his participation in the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s Inclusion Academy. In partnership with the Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE), the academy aimed to help community-based organizations increase political participation of refugees and marginalized groups in Norway, Finland,…