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.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).
… Continue reading » “Towards Local Democracy – a New Partnership is Signed” Continue readingMore Tag
“The purpose of the MoU is to strengthen our cooperation,” says Gabriella Fredriksson, Team
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
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, together with its academic cooperation partners (Africa University, Great Zimbabwe University and Midlands State University) under the Zimbabwe Human Rights Capacity Development Programme 2016-2018, recently concluded a two-day workshop on human rights research … Continue reading » ““Wear a Dress, Keep Clean, Keep Your Legs Together””Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute attended the World Human Rights Cities Forum 2017 in Gwangju, South Korea this past week.
The Institute has been working with the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SKL), as well as the municipality of … Continue reading » “Human Rights Cities on the Agenda in South Korea”Continue readingMore Tag
In our latest episode of “On Human Rights,” we feature a live recording from our recent commemoration of Raoul Wallenberg here in Lund. And as part of that commemoration, we invited two women from a small town in southern Sweden … Continue reading » “Asylum Seekers, Volunteers and Inclusion in Sweden: A Discussion”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently held a gender and law training program in Turkey. Twenty young female law students in their third and fourth years of law from fourteen faculties across Turkey participated in the course.
The students focused on … Continue reading » ““More Powerful as a Woman and a Student of Law””Continue readingMore Tag