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
Lejla Sunagic, a PhD student, is working on a project that aims to better understand how Syrian refugees in the Middle East make decisions on whether to stay in the first countries of asylum or move forward.… Continue reading » “COVID-19: Crisis-Individual Risk Perception and Governments’ Decision Making ” Continue readingMore Tag
This blog post considers human rights dimensions in regard to GDPR and privacy, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Written by Adjunct Professor Katrin Nyman Metcalf, Department of Law, School of Business and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia;… Continue reading » “COVID-19: Health or Privacy. Do We Have to Choose?” Continue readingMore Tag
Blogpost on COVID-19 and intersectional lessons by Professor Gerard Quinn, Raoul Wallenberg Chair of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law.
A quick search for ‘intersectionality’ on Google reveals over 13 million results! As a concept it remains wooly and purely … Continue reading » “COVID-19: Intersectional Lessons”Continue readingMore Tag
Amanda Lyons, Executive Director of the Human Rights Center at the University of Minnesota Law School, writes on the widespread disruptions to our food systems and the human-rights implications.
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COVID-19 is a wakeup call for food systems that must