WHAT IS A COMPACT? Migrants’ Rights and State Responsibilities Regarding the Design of the UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

On 19 September 2016, in response to the large movements of refugees and migrants around the world, the UN General Assembly held its first ever summit dedicated to this topic. The outcome was the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, which not only reaffirms the importance of existing legal instruments to protect refugees and…

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…