minor field study human rights

Investigating the UN’s Responsibility in the Haitian Cholera Outbreak

Last spring, Alice Wadström traveled to Haiti as a recipient of a minor field study scholarship sponsored by Swedish development cooperation and awarded by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. She traveled to Haiti to do research for her Master’s thesis in International Human Rights Law on the cholera epidemic in that country and the compatibility of…

inclusion academy

“I Have Brown Skin, But I Have a Good, Nice Smile”

Fawaz T. Alzatto is from Syria and has been living in Denmark for two years. He recently completed his participation in the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s Inclusion Academy. In partnership with the Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE), the academy aimed to help community-based organizations increase political participation of refugees and marginalized groups in Norway, Finland,…

Twenty-Nine Takeaways From RWI’s Roundtable on Corruption and Human Rights

A recent roundtable held by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund, Sweden featured two days of discussions, study, and brainstorming on the connection between anti-corruption work and human rights. “The goal of the roundtable was to identify human rights-based opportunities for the fight against corruption and possibilities for cooperation between different actors in society and to deepen…