Nice Words Mean Little to the People in Syria

Sweden’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York said Wednesday night in Lund, Sweden that nice words, good intentions, and vetoed resolutions mean little to the people being bombed in Syria. Olof Skoog, speaking at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in a lecture held in cooperation with the…

One-On-One With a PhD Researcher

Amalia Sofia is a visiting researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. She works as a PhD student and researcher at the Graduate Institute of Public Administration at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. She is currently writing the parts of her PhD that have to do with the human rights aspect of migration management. Her…

RWI Researcher Anna Bruce Advising the Swedish Governmental Investigation on National Disability Policy

Anna Bruce, a researcher at RWI, has been appointed to the committee of experts advising the upcoming Swedish governmental investigation on how to ensure that national disability policy and governance is effectively implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The findings of the investigation will be released January 2019. The importance of…