I just attended the 9th World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur and many thoughts and learnings come to my mind on the themes elaborated upon and why these have been chosen and who is talking.
Sharing of experiences is one … Continue reading » “UN Habitat’s 9th World Urban Forum – What is Said and What Isn’t” Continue readingMore Tag
The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) has been awarded the Council of Europe Raoul Wallenberg Prize for its outstanding and impressive contribution to raise awareness of the human rights situation of the Roma people, the largest ethnic minority in Europe.… Continue reading » “The European Roma Rights Centre awarded Raoul Wallenberg Prize” Continue readingMore Tag
Fawaz T. Alzatto is from Syria and has been living in Denmark for two years. He recently completed his participation in the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s Inclusion Academy. In partnership with the Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE), … Continue reading » ““I Have Brown Skin, But I Have a Good, Nice Smile”” Continue readingMore Tag
Ensuring the inclusion of refugees and migrants in the societies they have settled in is one of the current challenges facing European countries. In order to address this challenge, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, in partnership with the Open Society Initiative … Continue reading » “Inclusion Academy Explores Advocacy & Outreach” Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute will hold a number of seminars and discussions at the Swedish Forum for Human Rights (MR Dagarna) in Jönköping next week, from anti-corruption work to what it means to be a human rights city. The institute … Continue reading » “Anti-Corruption, Climate Migration & Human Rights Cities at MR Dagarna” Continue readingMore Tag
Students at the RWI supported Human Rights Master Programme at Peking University recently took part in a lecture held by Emma Melander Borg, head of Gender Equality at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute.
Under the headline “Gender Equality in … Continue reading » “Chinese Students Participated in Gender Equality Seminar” Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Swedish International Center for Local Democracy (ICLD).
“The purpose of the MoU is to strengthen our cooperation,” says Gabriella Fredriksson, Team
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Text by: Sofie Viborg, Academic Assistant
The 7th World Human Rights City Forum 2017 recently took place in South Korea, and I was one of the three delegates from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute to take part in the forum. This … Continue reading » “Human Rights as a Way of Life in the City of Gwangju” Continue readingMore Tag
RWI, together with the Belarusian National Technical University, is organizing an international conference “Gender in Focus”, which will be held at the faculty of Management Technologies and Humanitarisation on 22-23 November in Minsk.
We are announcing an open call for … Continue reading » “Submit an Abstract: Gender in Focus Conference in Minsk” Continue readingMore Tag