Hundreds gathered in the center of Lund on Monday to stand up for refugees. They were calling for a more humane refugee policy.
“People on the move are dying in the Mediterranean, and there are many who want to show … Continue reading » “Lund Collectively Stands Up For Refugees” Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently held a national inquiry training in Yangon for the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission. The training is part of the Institute’s Myanmar programme to strengthen the human rights knowledge capacities of the commission.
We sat … Continue reading » “Strengthening Human Rights Knowledge in Myanmar” Continue readingMore Tag
RWI recently supported a group of Chinese researchers to pay a visit to Stockholm on the topic of anti-discrimination in employment.
During the two and half day visit, researchers held in-depth discussions and exchanges with both government institutions and civil … Continue reading » “Chinese Researchers Look at Anti-discrimination in Employment” Continue readingMore Tag
With support from RWI, a group of 15 researchers recently gathered in Hong Kong for an introductory training course on disability rights and equality.
The training was part of a larger project, managed by Wuhan University Public Interest and Development … Continue reading » ““Disability is Still Very Invisible in China Today”” Continue readingMore Tag
The director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Morten Kjaerum, participated this week in a major conference on European Roma in Copenhagen. The conference, held in the Danish Parliament, was part of Humanity in Action’s one week “I AM ROMA” campaign … Continue reading » “Director speaks about the Roma situation in Europe” Continue readingMore Tag
Rosita Tandos, a lecturer at the State Islamic Institute (IAIN) Syekh Nurjati
Cirebon in Indonesia, was a participant in RWI’s “Equal Status and Human Rights of Women in Southeast Asia” course in 2014.
The Institute recently held its last meeting … Continue reading » “Participant teaches course on gender and Islamic Community development” Continue readingMore Tag
The Institute in partnership with the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) held a workshop on monitoring the rights of persons with disabilities in Kampala 25-27 August. The workshop participants were from NHRIs in Kenya, Nigeria, Malawi, South … Continue reading » “Thematic Workshop for African NHRIs in Kampala” Continue readingMore Tag
26-31 August 2013 the institute was hosting an introductory course on human rights law for 26 Belarusian students who are visiting Lund.
The course was given as part of the institute’s programme “Promoting Democracy in Belarus” and gives an introduction … Continue reading » “Summer Course – Introduction to International Human Rights Law” Continue readingMore Tag
As part of the Regional Programme in Asia the Insitute organised a Blended learning Course on the Equal Status and Human Rights of Women in South East Asia for Academia and NHRIs in Southeast Asia. The course was held for … Continue reading » “Knowledge and skills put into practice: Blended learning course on Human Rights of Women” Continue readingMore Tag