With financial support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Authority ( Sida)/the embassy of Sweden in Zimbabwe, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute is implementing an extensive human rights capacity development programme for government institutions, independent commissions, civil society organisations, independent … Continue reading » “Creating Spaces for Human Rights Learning in Zimbabwe, Part II”Continue readingMore Tag
“A stronger awareness of the human rights violations that corruption leads to, I believe can mobilize a bottom up reaction against corrupt practices”
Such were the words of Morten Kjaerum, director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, at the International … Continue reading » “Local Perspectives on Anti-Corruption and Human Rights: An Interview With Helena Olsson”Continue readingMore Tag
Building a future for all life on Earth requires incorporating human rights in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, writes Claudia Ituarte-Lima, Senior Researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute.
We all rely on the environment and the living world for … Continue reading » “Why Rights and Biodiversity Are Interdependent”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
Gerard Quinn has read Are You With Me – Kevin Boyle and the Rise of the Human Rights Movement by Mike Chinoy (Lilliput Press, 339 pp. 2020). In this blog post Quinn portrays Boyle’s fight for human rights for all.… Continue reading » “Nationalism, Human Rights & Democracy – a life”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
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
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