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.
But things have … Continue reading » “Human Rights Under Threat? Denmark & the European Convention on Human Rights” 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
As the world faces possibly the gravest set of crises in UN history, with staggering human suffering as well as economic costs and other consequences, system-wide prevention efforts for peace must be urgently strengthened.
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human … Continue reading » “The UN’s Role in Prevention Efforts for Peace” Continue readingMore Tag
In our latest episode of “On Human Rights,” RWI’s Senior Researcher Alejandro Fuentes interviews Professor Tove H. Malloy, who teaches at the Europa-Universität-Flensburg, Germany, and heads up the European Centre for Minority Issues’ research cluster Citizenship and Ethics.
In … Continue reading » ““I Hope European Leaders Understand That We Are All Minorities”” Continue readingMore Tag
Zaihra Ahmed, a Suffolk University Law School student, has been conducting an internship at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute during the spring and summer. We recently spoke to her about her experiences and her plans for the future.
Zaihra Ahmed was … Continue reading » “Interning with the Institute to Bring Positive Change in the U.S.” Continue readingMore Tag
How is sustainable consumption and lifestyle connected to global justice and human rights? Our Senior Researcher, Radu Mares, participiated in the grand opening of Lund Sustainability Week which was held 15-20 May as part of Lund University’s 350-year anniversary. … Continue reading » “The Connection Between Consumption, Lifestyle, Global Justice and Human Rights” Continue readingMore Tag