What a Human Rights Internship is All About

This week I wrapped up my four-month long internship in the Communications Department at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Lund, Sweden. I started the internship with an open mind, excited for my first experience at a human rights institute and willing to learn from every experience along the way.…

Holding Western Countries Accountable for Human Rights Violations

Mark Gibney, an RWI Affiliated Professor, recently published his work titled Extraordinary Rendition: Addressing the Challenges of Accountability. The book is co-edited by Didier Bigo, Professor of International Relations at Sciences Po-Paris, and Elspeth Guild, Professor of European migration law at the Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands. The work examines the response of American and European…

Become Our Next Communications Intern

Are you interested in making your own podcasts? Cover events? Interview human rights experts or work with social media? Then this internship might be something for you: RWI is seeking a full-time intern for the autumn term in Lund, Sweden, starting September until late January/early February. We prefer that you are enrolled in university and…

Swedish Municipal Network Created for Human Rights

Seven Swedish municipalities have joined a new network organized by the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) for a pilot project where they use a new human rights platform for their work involving human rights. The network will gather for five workshops during 2018 to develop human rights-based work in Lund, Klippan, Hudiksvall,…