New director, Morten Kjaerum

Morten Kjaerum begins as director at RWI

Morten Kjaerum, the new director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, took over the reins of the Institute on 1 April 2015. Kjaerum most recently was director of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) in Vienna. During his seven years at the agency, he is credited for having brought…

Swedish Prime Minister visits RWI in China

Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven visited the Beijing field office of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law on 27 March. He met with Merethe Borge MacLeod, the head of RWI’s Beijing field office, as well as with Chinese human rights professors and students. “We really appreciated this opportunity to introduce the…

Review of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s 2012 – 2014 Kenya Programme

In June 2014, RWI commissioned an independent expert review of its Kenya Programme to assess the operation of the Programme as a whole, and to provide a basis for decision-making on future best alternatives by looking at lessons learnt, before the Programme would come to an end in December 2014. The RWI Kenya Programme, funded…