Simon Kanuragaram visited the Raoul Wallenberg Institute last year as part of the Fellowship Programme for International Human Rights Law in Asia. Now, from the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia where he works, he tells us about the positive outcomes … Continue reading » “Combating Human Trafficking through Capacity Building and Advocacy in Malaysia”Continue readingMore Tag
The city of Malmö, Sweden is hosting a day-long event today to commemorate the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The event, featuring panel discussions, speeches, and films, is taking place in the city’s new Malmö … Continue reading » “Commemorating the Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination”Continue readingMore Tag
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The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is hosting a panel discussion about EU citizens of Roma origin that have migrated to Lund, Malmö and Copenhagen, many of them to beg.
“Roma inclusion is one of the … Continue reading » “Public Debate: EU Mobility, Begging and the Roma”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute hosted a panel debate last week on how to promote a rights based inclusion and integration.
The director of the Institute, Morten Kjaerum, opened the discussion pointing to the relevance of integration and inclusion in Europe … Continue reading » ““The Real Challenge is to Have a Long-term Solution for Integration””Continue readingMore Tag
RWI has prepared a publication that consists of a compilation of abstracts on inclusion of human rights and gender equality aspects in the teaching of various legal disciplines in Belarus, Serbia, and the United States.
The publication is available in … Continue reading » “New Publication on Human Rights and Gender Equality in Quality Human Rights Teaching”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law will hold an open panel debate on 18 February to kick-off its new project for promoting human rights based inclusion in the Nordic and Baltic States.
Panel members will present … Continue reading » “Panel Debate: How to Promote Rights Based Inclusion and Integration?”Continue readingMore Tag
The EU’s Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, passionately defended human rights during the 11th annual Anna Lindh Lecture.
“If you want to fight terrorism,” he said, “then support human rights around the world. This is part of the … Continue reading » ““If You Want to Fight Terrorism, Then Support Human Rights Around the World””Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is hosting a public panel discussion on January 22 at 10:00 on counter-terrorism, surveillance, and human rights in Europe in the wake of the Paris attacks.
“After a terrorist attack, … Continue reading » “Counter-terrorism, Surveillance, and Human Rights in Europe After the Paris Attacks”Continue readingMore Tag
The institute recently sent a number of representatives to the 6th International Human Rights Education Conference in the Netherlands. RWI’s main panel discussion centred around the institute’s work throughout the world to promote human rights through education and research.Continue readingMore Tag