Little do we know about disability rights. Little do we engage in disabled people’s fates. Have you ever thought about how accessible your workplace is? Or how tolerant? Do you have any colleagues with special needs? Have you ever thought … Continue reading » “Disability: What Do We Know?”Continue readingMore Tag
On Sunday 1 March 2020, in response to a Turkish announcement that it would no longer take steps to stop people from seeking international protection* in Europe, Prime Minister of Greece Kyriákos Mitsotákis announced on Twitter that:
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The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Amnesty, Lund University and Laboratorio de imagem e som em antropolocia welcomed students and other interested people to listen to the panelists and to participate in the debate regarding ‘current opportunities and challenges in accommodating cultural … Continue reading » “Open Panel Debate: Indigenous People’s struggles in South America”Continue readingMore Tag
Dr. Anja Matwijkiw is, between 2019-2020, a candidate for the U.S. Fulbright Distinguished Chair of Public International Law. It is an award involving that Dr. Matwijkiw carries out research (80% of her time) and teaches (20% of her time), connected … Continue reading » “Dr. Anja Matijkiw: A U.S. Fulbright Distinguished Chair of Public International Law”Continue readingMore Tag
To work under decent working conditions, to have opportunities and wealth, are human rights. Everyone has the right to be treated well at work, to enjoy privileges and to have social benefits. In reality, our societies are far from offering … Continue reading » “Social Justice for All: Not the Case”Continue readingMore Tag
We had a chat with Maria Green to discuss her role as a researcher:
Maria, you are a researcher. What is your field of research?
Thank you for asking! Most of my work revolves around international human rights standards — … Continue reading » “Coffee Chat: Visiting Professor Maria Green on Research”Continue readingMore Tag
Today, February 11, is Women and Girls in Science day. Therefore, we wish to take a moment to celebrate women and girls in science as well as female researchers.
Few women in science and research
Women represent half of … Continue reading » “Gender Equality: ‘Greatest Human Rights Challenge in Our World’”Continue readingMore Tag
The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, said that Europe is stuck in a roundabout during her speech at the Anna Lindh Lecture last week.
Ms. Mijatovic talked about the rise of intolerance in Europe. … Continue reading » ““This Toxic Atmosphere Poisons Democracy””Continue readingMore Tag
The connection between human rights and eHealth was at the heart of the discussions during early October, when a group of researchers and representatives from the Ministry of Health from Belarus visited the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund.Continue readingMore Tag