Swedish Human Rights City Project Underway

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute and the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) have started a cooperation on human rights in Swedish municipalities and regions. The Swedish Human Rights City Project aims to set out standards for what characterizes a human rights municipality or region (‘Human Rights Cities’) and how this is implemented in…

New Book Launch on the Rise of Human Rights Cities

“Global Urban Justice: The Rise of Human Rights Cities,” published by Cambridge University Press, is the first book-length scholarly treatment of the movement. The Raoul Wallenberg Institute hosted a book launch and discussion on 13 June, 2016 on the growing Human Rights Cities Movement. The panel brings together academics and practitioners at the forefront of human…