New Mass Migration & Human Rights Mooc Launched

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, in collaboration with the Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) , which the Raoul Wallenberg Institute is a member of, has launched a 5-week MOOC, a massive open online course, on Mass Migration & Human Rights. The Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s Research Director Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen has contributed several lectures to…

Gathering Ideas to Improve the Lives of Syrian Youth

Millions of Syrian have been affected by the war since 2011. Among other pressing humanitarian priorities, Syrian youth in particular are in danger of becoming a ‘lost generation’ due in part to the lack of available and affordable avenues for higher education within Syria and in host neighbouring countries. Photo caption: Dr. Lina Al-Shabeeb, law professor,…

RWI’s Research Director Awarded Drassow Prize

Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen, RWI’s Research Director, has been awarded the Danish Authors’ Guild’s so-called “peace prize” for his 2016 book “How do we solve the refugee crisis?” or “Hvordan løser vi flygtningekrisen?” in Danish. Formally called the “Drassow prize” after its benefactor Frode Drassow, it has been awarded since 1989 to a Danish author who through…