RWI Researcher Anna Bruce Advising the Swedish Governmental Investigation on National Disability Policy

Anna Bruce, a researcher at RWI, has been appointed to the committee of experts advising the upcoming Swedish governmental investigation on how to ensure that national disability policy and governance is effectively implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The findings of the investigation will be released January 2019. The importance of…

Ansök: Sommarskola om Funktionshinder och Mänskliga Rättigheter

Note: This event will be held in Swedish and demands a basic knowledge in Swedish for a successful participation. Den 21-24 augusti 2018 arrangeras en sommarskola med fokus på FN:s konvention om rättigheter för personer med funktionsnedsättning. Arrangör är Raoul Wallenberg Institutet tillsammans med Funktionsrätt Sveriges projekt Från snack till verkstad. På sommarskolan kommer du att få lyssna till…

Martha Davis on Sanctuary City Protections

In her recent paper on sanctuary cities in the US, RWI affiliated professor Martha Davis, with her colleague at Northeastern University, Serena Parekh, provides a philosophical perspective on the relationship between sanctuary city protections and the promotion of human rights in the US. She sat down with RWI to dig deeper into some of the…

Call for Proposals: Global Transformation Towards Gender Equality and Agenda 2030

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute together with the Network of Scholars on Gender, Sexuality and the Law (ALAS), Center For Human Rights i Pretoria and the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law, invite activists, practitioners, scholars, and judges interested in gender equality and gender-based violence to submit individual…