Ansök: Sommarskola om Funktionshinder och Mänskliga Rättigheter

Note: This event will be held in Swedish and demands a basic knowledge in Swedish for a successful participation. Den 21-24 augusti 2018 arrangeras en sommarskola med fokus på FN:s konvention om rättigheter för personer med funktionsnedsättning. Arrangör är Raoul Wallenberg Institutet tillsammans med Funktionsrätt Sveriges projekt Från snack till verkstad. På sommarskolan kommer du att få lyssna till…

Martha Davis on Sanctuary City Protections

In her recent paper on sanctuary cities in the US, RWI affiliated professor Martha Davis, with her colleague at Northeastern University, Serena Parekh, provides a philosophical perspective on the relationship between sanctuary city protections and the promotion of human rights in the US. She sat down with RWI to dig deeper into some of the…

Hanane Boujemi blockchain and human rights

Removing the Middleman: Blockchain and Human Rights

We are interviewing experts from around the world for our podcast series on blockchain and human rights. It is an in-depth exploration of the potential uses of blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, to improve our enjoyment of human rights. In this episode, we speak to Hanane Boujemi. She is a senior tech…

Italy in Violation of International Law, Lawyers Say

A large group of leading international law academics in Europe, including RWI’s director and head of research, are calling today for Italy to cease its policy of promoting, directing and enforcing returns to Libya with immediate effect after Italian authorities recently seized the Spanish NGO rescue boat ‘Open Arms’. The academics are also calling on…