Miriam – a UN star in Lund

– There are today two elements of Violence Against Women, explains Miriam Estrada, visiting professor at the Institute when we meet on the day following the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, 25th of November. – The global economic crisis is putting pressure on women how to feed their families, and the…

East African Countries Regional Forum in Mombasa, Kenya

During three days, 21 – 23 November, Officials from Key Government Ministries and civil society organizations implementing UNSCR 1325 in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda meet to discuss the creation of a regional network.  The meeting is taking place in Mombasa, Kenya and is carried out as part of a partnership between the Raoul…

Two successful days

-We couldn´t believe a swede from a well known family would engage in us, the jewish people, and our faith. He was a legend, says Peter Kadar and remembers how his mother just said one word when she came back to him after having been saved: -Wallenberg. The images and aspects of Raoul Wallenbergs life…

Training programme for Belarusian academics

-I am impressed. This is a group of highly qualified participants, says Henrik Andersen, programme officer at the Institute and responsible for a two week training programme for Belarusian academics, held in Lund. -And best of all – they seem to be curious to involve in discussions with each other. The Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently…

The Martin Alexanderson Research Scholarship

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is announcing ”The Martin Alexanderson Research Scholarship for Human Rights Studies – 2013”. The Scholarship will be awarded someone planning to carry out, or who is actually carrying out, a study in the field of human rights, preferably in respect of Roma populations or of anti-Semitism, and who is well qualified…