Summer Course – Introduction to International Human Rights Law

26-31 August 2013 the institute was hosting an introductory course on human rights law for 26 Belarusian students who are visiting Lund. The course was given as part of the institute’s programme “Promoting Democracy in Belarus”  and gives an introduction to human rights for students from different backgrounds and with different educational experiences. During their stay in…

Blended Learning in Bangkok

The second phase of the Institute´s Blended Learning Course on Equal Status and Human Rights of Women in Southeast Asia takes place in Bangkok, 19-24 August, gathering participants from NHRIs (National Human Rights Institutions) and academic institutions from around the region. From having met online, the participants are now meeting face to face. The course…

High level meeting in Lund

During three hot summer days Lund was recently visited by high level international judges from all over the world. Sessions like “Expanding Human Rights on International Courts and Tribunals” were succeeded by sessions with titles as “International Justice; In whose name?” and the discussions were dynamic. But mostly closed to the public. –We seldom have…

Many Libraries Later

Lena Olsson´s red hair and energetic spirit have for many years been part of the Institute. Not only in Lund, where she has been running the Raoul Wallenberg Institute Human Rights Library on the top floor of Stora Gråbrödersgatan. The library is today one of the most recognized human rights libraries in Europe. But the…