COVID-19 pandemic has showed the world more than ever the relevance of green and public spaces for the fulfilment of human rights in urban settings. The role they will play in post-pandemic socio-environmental recovery will be central, … Continue reading » “COVID-19 and unequal geographies of human rights: why are green public spaces in cities more important than ever?”Continue readingMore Tag
In the face of a global crisis, research regarding Covid-19 and its effects on humans is being carried out all over the world at a rapid pace. The virus does not just affect the human body, but also our way … Continue reading » “Bibliography of Covid-19 and Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
Indigenous peoples in the Amazon and COVID-19: the long-term importance of realizing indigenous rights in achieving the human right to health
Blogpost by Alice Kasznar, Brazilian lawyer and Research Assistant at the Nature of Peace project at RWI.Continue readingMore Tag
Blogpost on inequalities for the Roma during the Covid-19 pandemic by Camilla Ida Ravnbøl, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
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I did not go to the shelter to sleep; I only slept in our car, because I am afraid of
In August 2018, Lund’s city council appointed Lund as a Human Rights City. This made Lund the first Human Rights City in both Sweden and in Scandinavia. The decision was preceded by work in cooperation with the Raoul Wallenberg … Continue reading » “Covid-19: The City of Lund – Two Years as a Human Rights City”Continue readingMore Tag
Maria Green, Visting Professor, Human Rights and Development, on Covid-19 and our future.
Last week I wrote a post about human rights and the Covid-19 response. It was geared towards public decision-makers of good will who are grappling … Continue reading » “Now is When We Negotiate Our Common Future”Continue readingMore Tag
Matthew Scott, Head of People on the move Thematic Area and Senior Researcher, on Covid-19 and Human Rights in general.
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‘The pandemic has revealed strengths and weaknesses in our societies, and highlighted the importance of protecting human rights before,
Blogpost on COVID-19 and Human Rights-Based Approach by Maria Green, Visiting Professor at Raoul Wallenberg Institute.
In times of crisis, a human rights-based approach becomes more essential, not less.
In times of crisis, a human rights-based approach becomes more … Continue reading » “A Human Rights-Based Approach Saves Lives, Now and in the Future ”Continue readingMore Tag