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…

Torture: An Expert’s Confrontation with an Everyday Evil

In this podcast, Professor Manfred Nowak shares his experiences from working as the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Torture between 2004-2010. Has torture increased or decreased globally? And what methods are necessary in order for states to prevent torture from happening? Mr Nowak later summarized, together with other UN experts, his experiences from the assignment into…

Inclusion Academy Explores Advocacy & Outreach

Ensuring the inclusion of refugees and migrants in the societies they have settled in is one of the current challenges facing European countries. In order to address this challenge, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, in partnership with the Open Society Initiative for Europe, has been hosting an Inclusion Academy during 2017. Currently in its first edition,…