Highlights from 2020
This year Gerard Quinn, our affiliated Professor and the previous Raoul Wallenberg Chair of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, was appointed UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of … Continue reading » “Year in Review 2020: Meet our People” Continue readingMore Tag
Economic globalisation has to be a fair globalisation. This means enabling the realisation of human rights and the protection of the environment. For more than a decade, we have focused on business and human rights.
Highlights from 2020
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The Raoul Wallenberg Library for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law was founded in 1984 in Lund, Sweden. Today, the library offers one of Europe’s largest and most accessible collections for literature on human rights and humanitarian law. It is the … Continue reading » “A Unique Collection of Human Rights Literature” Continue readingMore Tag
According to a report by the Council of Europe, only one in five films in Europe is directed by a woman. On a global level, the statistics are lower: only 12 out of 100 best-selling films were created by women … Continue reading » “‘Fempowerment’: Promoting Women in Films” Continue readingMore Tag
Every year the Pufendorf Institute of Advanced Studies, located in Lund, supports academics working across Lund University to come together to develop inter-disciplinary thinking around innovative themes. These cover complex issues that are difficult to address productively through a single … Continue reading » “Pufendorf Institute Theme: The Future of Human Rights” Continue readingMore Tag
The Lund Disability Human Rights Clinic was started by RWI in 2019, together with the Faculty of Law at Lund University and two disability rights organisations, the Independent Living Institute and the Swedish Disability Rights Federation.
The Clinic in Lund … Continue reading » “The Legal Clinic: ‘Opening the ‘Doors of the Academic Castle’” Continue readingMore Tag
Clinical Legal Education (CLE) is a legal teaching method that uses practical-oriented, studentcentred and problem-based interactive learning methods. This includes, but is not limited to, the practical work of students on real cases and social issues supervised by academics and … Continue reading » “RWI’s Take on Clinical Legal Education” Continue readingMore Tag
During two days in September 2020, in relation to the United Nation’s International Day of Democracy, The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sida, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law as well as a number of other … Continue reading » “Shrinking Civic Space: The Role of Civil Society Organisations” Continue readingMore Tag
In the early days of digital learning, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI) started developing digital learning, e-learning, and blended learning courses. Around ten years ago, the Regional Asia Pacific Programme (RAPP) began to develop and use using blended learning methodologies … Continue reading » “Full Speed on Blended Learning Courses in Regional Asia Pacific” Continue readingMore Tag