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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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
In 2017, RWI, together with academic partners in China, identified a need for a new teaching resource in ‘Business and Human Rights’ area.
Radu Mares, Senior Researcher and thematic lead for the Business and Human Rights area, says:
“Despite a … Continue reading » “Business and Human Rights: A Tool for Lecturers” Continue readingMore Tag
The human rights to a healthy environment
In 2020 RAPP, the Regional Asia Pacific Programme, presented a thematic study on the Right to a Safe, Clean, and Sustainable Environment called Prosperous and green in the Anthropocene: The human right to … Continue reading » “Prosperous and Green in the Anthropocene” Continue readingMore Tag
Ten Country Study Leads to Recommendations and Trainings
During three years, Matthew Scott, senior researcher from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute and leader of RWI’s ‘People on the Move’ thematic area, together with local and regional academic partners, investigated the legal … Continue reading » “Climate Change and Disaster Related Displacement of Persons” Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s Turkey Capacity Development Programme continued its work on the rights of older persons through its partnership with Senex/Akdeniz University, Antalya. The partnership between the Turkey Programme and the University’s Department of Gerontology resulted in the formation … Continue reading » “The Senex Association for Ageing Studies Research on the Impact of Climate Change” Continue readingMore Tag