The institute has supported a core group of Cambodian justice sector lecturers with the aim of further strengthening their teaching skills since 2016. This group, which consist of both practitioners (judges, prosecutors and lawyers) and academics, will teach human rights … Continue reading » ““It is Time to Think About Human Rights Issues””Continue readingMore Tag
In September of 2016, in response to the large movements of refugees and migrants around the world, the UN General Assembly held its first ever summit dedicated to this topic.
The outcome was the New York Declaration for Refugees and … Continue reading » “New Working Paper Explores Still-In-Process Global Agreement on Migration”Continue readingMore Tag
Humanitarian groups report that children as young as nine are risking their lives in desperate attempts to reach Europe.
Solving the increased influx of refugees is getting even more challenging since the coup in Turkey 2016 and the Turkish President … Continue reading » “The EU as a Force for Good in Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and hazardous substances and wastes, Baskut Tuncak, joins us for our latest episode of “On Human Rights.”
“Toxic pollution is quite possibly, very likely, the leading cause of premature preventive death in … Continue reading » “What Do Toxics Have To Do With Your Human Rights?”Continue readingMore Tag
Children are the victims of some of the most devastating examples of state-sanctioned and private human rights abuses.
In increasing numbers, they are trying to find international protection and are forced to navigate complex administrative and legal processes that fail … Continue reading » “Book Launch: The Child in International Refugee Law”Continue readingMore Tag
The journal, “Advancing Corrections: Journal of the International Corrections and Prisons Association,” has published an article on the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s (RWI) and Kenyan Prison Service’s (KPS) work to embed the so-called Mandela Rules and human rights into … Continue reading » “New Publication: Human Rights Are Good Corrections”Continue readingMore Tag
The Book “Human Rights or Global Capitalism” is not simply concerned with the success or failure of neoliberal policies, or judging whether they are good or bad.
Rather, it examines the application of those policies from a human rights perspective … Continue reading » “Book Launch: Human Rights or Global Capitalism – The Limits of Privatization”Continue readingMore Tag
Denmark has traditionally been a strong supporter of human rights. This is demonstrated by the fact that Denmark was a founding member of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), which protects citizens against human rights violations.Continue readingMore Tag
A right to freedom from pollution? Human rights in a changing climate
After years of attention towards climate change, broader concerns regarding pollution are rising on political agendas around the world.
Pollution is back, says international lawyer Baskut Tuncak… Continue reading » “UN Special Rapporteur Baskut Tuncak: Pollution is Back”Continue readingMore Tag