Jan Eliasson on Being a Worried Optimist

Jan Eliasson’s resume is as extensive as it is impressive. Amongst other tasks for the Swedish state, he acted as minister for foreign affairs in 2006 and was the Swedish ambassador to the U.N for several years. He has served as Special Envoy to Darfur, Sudan and as President of the UN general assembly. In…

The Role of the UN in the Realization of Human Rights

RWI Director Morten Kjaerum joins the likes of Tawakkol Karman, winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, and Adama Dieng, UN’s Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, as a contributing author to the current issue of the UN Chronicle. The UN Chronicle is a magazine that covers information as well as debates on the…

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute member of ACUNS

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute has today become member of ACUNS (the Academic Council of the United Nations System).  ACUNS is a global professional association of educational and research institutions, individual scholars, and practitioners active in the work and study of multilateral relations, global governance, and international cooperation. For more information please visit www.acuns.org