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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
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute and Brill have published a new book, “Ending War Crimes and Chasing the War Criminals,” written by Jonathan Power. (Students and staff at Lund University can purchase the book for 35 euro by writing … Continue reading » “Ending War Crimes, Chasing the War Criminals”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s Research Director Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen‘s research contributed to a recently published report from the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions.
The UN report calls on states to address … Continue reading » “RWI Researcher Cited in UN Report “Unlawful Death of Refugees and Migrants””Continue readingMore Tag
RWI’s regional office in Amman held a high-level ceremony recently to launch a new Algerian comparative research study that aims at analyzing challenges of national laws and bringing forward applicable judicial recommendations and solutions related to the best interest of … Continue reading » “New Algerian Study on the Rights of the Child Initiated”Continue readingMore Tag
“Whatever [the detainees] might have done, they truly deserve a world without torture and with humane conditions of detention”. Manfred Nowak
After six years as UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Manfred Nowak decided to summarize his impressions into a book: … Continue reading » “Lecture: Torture – An Expert’s Confrontation with an Everyday Evil””Continue readingMore Tag