The Decade: A Vehicle to Combat Anti-Black Racism

In western countries, people of African Descent are the most targeted group when it comes to violent hate crimes and discrimination. In this podcast we sat down to discuss and learn more about a UN platform that aims to combat this: the International Decade for People of African Descent (the Decade). The podcast features an…

New Report: Anti-Corruption and Human Rights

In this video, RWI’s Director, Morten Kjaerum, presents a summary of our new report on Anti-Corruption and Human Rights. The report builds upon the discussion, presentations, conclusions and recommendations drawn during a Roundtable 13-14 November in Lund. The Roundtable brought together 26 participants from the public and private sector, international and regional organisations including treaty bodies,…

Call for Applications: Regional Human Rights Research Initiative 2018

RWI is now announcing this year’s regional human rights research initiative in Asia. This year it is open to academics (both researchers and lecturers/professors) affiliated with academic institutions in countries eligible for international development cooperation in Asia and the Pacific. The regional initiative, which RWI have organised since 2014, aims to support human rights research…

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…