climate change in maldives

Environmental Challenges in the Maldives

RWI recently organized a regional meeting in Bangkok for National Human Rights Institutions in Asia to discuss human rights, the environment and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The meeting was the third phase of RWI’s Blended Learning Course on Human Rights and the Environment in the Framework of the Sustainable Development Goals, and was dedicated…

Axfoundation

Report Release: QuizRR Impact Assessment for Axfoundation

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law recently carried out an impact assessment of QuizRR Rights and Responsibilities, a digital educational tool which aims to strengthen knowledge of and respect for labour rights in factories in China. The assessment was commissioned by Axfoundation, which since 2015 has supported use of QuizRR among companies…

Axel Marx, Lecture, EU trade

Key Takeaways on EU Trade and Human Rights

Professor Axel Marx, of the University of Leuven, spoke at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human rights and Humanitarian Law about the EU’s approach towards integrating human rights provisions to EU trade policy and assessed whether the current approach is working and on possible changes to be made to this approach. Here are six key arguments…

learn together

When Judges, Companies and Human Rights Actors Learn Together

A six-month regional course on human rights and environment recently began in South Asia to enable judges, companies and human rightsactors to learn together. The 2018 course – Blended Learning Course on Human Rights, Gender Equality and Environment/Climate Change in the Framework of the SDGs in South Asia – brings  together 25 representatives of NHRIs,…