The well-known professor and author Richard Falk will be visiting Lund on the 15 March to speak about the recent book “Revisiting the Vietnam War and International Law: Views and Interpretations of Richard Falk.” which was edited by Stefan Andersson.… Continue reading » “Book Launch Seminar with Richard Falk”Continue readingMore Tag
In this video, RWI’s Director, Morten Kjaerum, presents a summary of our new report on Anti-Corruption and Human Rights. The report builds upon the discussion, presentations, conclusions and recommendations drawn during a Roundtable 13-14 November in Lund. The Roundtable brought … Continue reading » “New Report: Anti-Corruption and Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
The book includes an analysis of the characters … Continue reading » “Book Launch: Ending War Crimes, Chasing the War Criminals”Continue readingMore Tag
Thousands of people are dying at Europe’s border every year.
For over a decade, Thomas Spijkerboer has done research on this, and presently he is finalising a five year, multi-sited research project on it. Where this is treated as a … Continue reading » “Lecture: Border Deaths and Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
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Last spring, Alice Wadström traveled to Haiti as a recipient of a minor field study scholarship sponsored by Swedish development cooperation and awarded by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute.
She traveled to Haiti to do research for her Master’s thesis in … Continue reading » “Investigating the UN’s Responsibility in the Haitian Cholera Outbreak”Continue readingMore Tag
This post provides an update on the research initiative studying law, policy and practice in relation to disaster displacement in ten countries in Asia Pacific.
From 14-15 December, RWI’s Jakarta office convened a 1.5 day workshop with academics from Thailand, … Continue reading » “Protecting People Displaced in the Context of Disasters in Asia Pacific”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute has launched a ten-country research initiative studying displacement in the context of disasters and climate change from a human rights perspective. RWI Researcher Matthew Scott has written a short blog post to explain the work.Continue readingMore Tag
The last round of high-level dialogues on the new UN agreement on refugees is currently taking place at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The Global Compact for Refugees, as the agreement is formally called, is the UN’s principal response … Continue reading » “High-Level Dialogues on UN Agreement on Refugees Taking Place in Geneva”Continue readingMore Tag