New Research Briefs on Business and Human Rights

On Business and Human Rights RWI’s Senior Researcher, Radu Mares, Team Leader of Economic Globalisation and Human Rights, has written four research briefs on business and human rights. Brief 1 – Three Baselines for Business and Human Rights The first brief explains the progression of legal reasoning around corporate human rights responsibilities during the last two decades. Brief 2…

“You Wrote To Me That You Wanted Me To Die, Why?”

A nurse, politician and bridge builder. In this podcast, we meet Özlem Cekic, who has for the last seven years reached out to people sending her hate emails. She calls it dialogue coffee. “In the beginning it was important for me to change them,” she says. “Now I know the most important things is to…

Workshop on Multi-Disciplinary Research of Disability Policy in China

A two-day workshop was held recently in cooperation with Wuhan East-lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA) in Wuhan. – The workshop was very successful in strengthening the interaction and dialogues among researchers and practitioners working in the field of disability rights in China and for bringing everyone forward in continued dialogues and collaboration in application…

“Do Not Dare To Tell Me Human Rights Are Not Universal”

Anna Lindh Lecture delivered by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein Mr Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein argued in a speech Monday night in Sweden that those who doubt the universality of human rights want to let States off the hook. Hundreds gathered at the annual Anna Lindh lecture at Lund University…

Movie Screening: Lykketoft and the Occasionally United Nations

Human rights and the promotion of peace, justice and strong institutions – observations from a life in Danish and international politics. The Raoul Wallenberg Institute and the Association of Foreign Affairs welcomes the former President of the UN General Assembly Mogens Lykketoft to its Wednesday Nights Rights event on 6 December in Lund, Sweden. The night…