The Transnational Struggle for Economic Justice

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is hosting a discussion on 9 May that examines the economic challenges, inequities and structural economic obstacles that hinder the realization of human rights. The discussion, “The Transnational Struggle for Economic Justice,” features scholars from the Danish Institute of Human Rights and Lund University in a multidisciplinary panel debate. “To understand…

“Navigating Human Rights in the Unknown World: A Compass for the EU”

RWI’s director, Morten Kjaerum, recently delivered a keynote speech at the European Commission’s final conference on the FRAME project, which stands for Fostering Human Rights Among European Policies. European Union (EU) officials, practitioners, academics and civil society representatives all gathered to discuss themes linked to the EU and human rights during keynote speeches, panel discussions and…

Human Rights Defender of Armenia to Speak in Lund

Dr. Arman Tatoyan, the Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia, will make a special visit to Lund University to speak with Human Rights Organizations and students on April 25. During the lecture, he will deliver a speech titled “The role of the Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) in protecting and promoting Human Rights: The…

Lecture by Christof Heyns: Death By Algorithm

Professor Christof Heyns, Member of the United Nations Human Rights Committee, will discuss the implications of autonomous weapons on human life through a lecture titled “Death By Algorithm: Autonomous Weapons and the Right to a Dignified Life” on 8 May at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. Heyns is professor of human rights law and Director of the…