Human Rights Under Threat? Denmark & the European Convention on Human Rights

Denmark has traditionally been a strong supporter of human rights. This is demonstrated by the fact that Denmark was a founding member of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), which protects citizens against human rights violations. But things have changed. In recent years, there has been an increasingly bitter debate about the ECHR and Denmark’s…

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…