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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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RWI recently attended the 7th Gender Summit in Berlin, Germany.
“RWI works with gender aspects in research in cooperation with many partners, notably in China and Belarus,” says Alexandra Ronkina, Programme Officer at … Continue reading » “Scrutinzing Structural Gender Inequality in Academia” Continue readingMore Tag
“It was a terrible attack in Paris last week. A normal, fun, Friday night in town with friends going to a football match, to dine, drink, or hear music was torn apart and ripped to pieces. The feeling of safety … Continue reading » “Fostering Inclusive Societies Helps Stem Violence” Continue readingMore Tag
“Without empowerment of women and girls throughout the world, we will not see economic development, growth in democracy, and innovative solutions to our world’s problems,” said Professor Bill Simmons, who teaches human rights and gender related courses at the … Continue reading » “Human Rights and Gender in China” Continue readingMore Tag