Welcome to the chair!

We meet at the Court of Appeal for Skåne and Blekinge in Malmö, where Lennart Svensäter since 2009 is presiding as President. It is a beautiful building by the Central station in Malmö, black and glistering in the cold January snow. Walking with Lennart through the building means nodding here and chatting there. He is…

Training workshop on Business and Human Rights

At the end of 2012, Raoul Wallenberg Institute signed a four year capacity development project with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency focusing on developing the capacity of the newly established Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (‘MNHRC’). The first activity under the project is a training workshop on Business and Human Rights which was held…

Training workshops in Vietnam

In cooperation with its partner, the Vietnamese Institute for Human Rights, the Institute has organized two training workshops on International Human Rights Law and the Role and Functions of National Human Rights Institutions. The workshops was held in Hanoi, Vietnam, from 27 January until 2 February 2013. The workshops are the first activities of the Institute’s human…

A new challenge – Human Rights in Cambodia

The program in Cambodia is a result of several years exploring and building of networks in Cambodia by the Institute, and will be financed by Sida with 43, 3 million SEK for five years. It is carefully designed to find new venues for cooperation and dialogue between various actors in Cambodia, and will initially be…

An Evening in Service of Humanity – commemorating the Centenary of Raoul Wallenberg´s birth in New York City and Los Angeles

During the two evenings, Alumni and Friends of both the Institute and Lund University, were specially invited to exchange, reconnect and be inspired by speeches about how one individual can make a difference in the world. One speech was held by Ms Margot Wallström, current Chair of the Board of Lund University. – The deeds…