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…

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute İnsan Hakları Makale Ödülü 2013, Türkiye

Raoul Wallenberg İnsan Hakları ve İnsancıl Hukuk Enstitüsü (Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law-RWI) olarak,  bu yıl üçüncüsü gerçekleştirilecek olan “RWI İnsan Hakları Makale Ödülü” nün duyurusunu yapmaktan büyük memnuniyet duymaktayız. Türkiye’de güncel insan hakları konularında akademik yayınların artmasını teşvik etmek için tasarlanan ödül, iki ayrı akademik kategoride verilmektedir: I.  Yüksek lisans…

Who is watching the watchmen?

The Institute participated in the ACUNS annual meeting held in Lund in June. ACUNS is short for Academic Council on the United Nations Systems and is set up to stimulate and disseminate research on the United Nations, multilateralism and international organizations. Participants from all over the world gathered in Lund discussing topics such as “Women…

The world at their feet

The students at the International Human Rights Law program graduated this week after two years studies in Human Rights Law in Lund.  Half of the students come from Sweden, but the other half are from countries like China, Bangladesh, Mexico, Italy, UK and Iceland. Among the graduates is Daniel Davidsen from the UK  and Sonay…

From California to Charles Taylor

Nicholas Koumjian started out his career as a district attorney in Los Angeles, but moved into the international arena via pro bono work representing Ivory Coast. Soon he changed his focus from California to war scenes around the world. Since year 2000 Nicholas Koumjian´s involvement with international criminal law has brought him to see and…