We are happy to announce that Sweden’s new National Institution for Human Rights will be located in Lund. The institution will start operating by the end of the year. Its main task will be to investigate how well Sweden respects … Continue reading » “Sweden’s National Institution for Human Rights to Lund”Continue readingMore Tag
Read more about the film festival here.
Welcome to the Swedish Human Rights Film Festival 2021
Every year we unite movies with human rights through panel discussions with international experts. During 2021, we will have an all-year around film … Continue reading » “Film Festival : The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination”Continue readingMore Tag
Will European countries ever take meaningful steps to end colonial legacies?Wikimedia Commons
Centuries of European colonialism have had a tremendous impact on shaping inequities within and among countries, many of which are yet to … Continue reading » “Will European countries ever take meaningful steps to end colonial legacies?”Continue readingMore Tag
The Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet recently published an article in its opinion section about Swedish disability law and policy on the right to personal assistance. The authors are Anna Bruce, an RWI researcher who is advising the Swedish governmenatal … Continue reading » “Here’s What You Need to Know About LSS and Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
A capacity building workshop on gender and human rights teaching for university teachers was recently held in Beijing. A clear majority, namely 100 % of the 22 participants, agreed that the workshop has broadened their understanding on gender and human … Continue reading » “Gender Teaching for Teachers in China”Continue readingMore Tag
Seven Swedish municipalities have joined a new network organized by the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) for a pilot project where they use a new human rights platform for their work involving human rights.
The network will … Continue reading » “Swedish Municipal Network Created for Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
Anna Bruce, a researcher at RWI, has been appointed to the committee of experts advising the upcoming Swedish governmental investigation on how to ensure that national disability policy and governance is effectively implementing the Convention on the Rights of … Continue reading » “RWI Researcher Anna Bruce Advising the Swedish Governmental Investigation on National Disability Policy”Continue readingMore Tag
Note: This event will be held in Swedish and demands a basic knowledge in Swedish for a successful participation.
Den 21-24 augusti 2018 arrangeras en sommarskola med fokus på FN:s konvention om rättigheter för personer med funktionsnedsättning. Arrangör är Raoul … Continue reading » “Ansök: Sommarskola om Funktionshinder och Mänskliga Rättigheter”Continue readingMore Tag
In her recent paper on sanctuary cities in the US, RWI affiliated professor Martha Davis, with her colleague at Northeastern University, Serena Parekh, provides a philosophical perspective on the relationship between sanctuary city protections and the promotion of human rights … Continue reading » “Martha Davis on Sanctuary City Protections”Continue readingMore Tag