labour rights COVID-19

COVID-19: Labour Rights in Global Supply Chains – Impacts and Responsibilities

Blogpost on COVID-19 and labour rights by Radu Mares, Acting Research Director, Associate Professor, Head of Economic Globalisation and Human Rights Thematic Area As the corona virus started its global spread and reached Europe and the United States, massive disruption hit global supply chains. Almost overnight, international brands and retailers in consumer goods industries, such…

Why Environmental Displacement Affects Us All

Once, Hélène Ragheboom spent long nights studying in the library at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund. She wrote papers, prepared for moot court competitions, and ultimately earned her Master’s degree in International Human Rights Law from Lund University. Later, she finished a PhD at University of Luxembourg, and she has now published her first…

Environmental Rights

Why Environmental Rights are Human Rights

Can you link environmental protection to peacebuilding and human rights? Yes indeed, says Maria Andrea Nardi. She is an affiliated researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. Nardi participates in an interdisciplinary research project focused on environmental policies and peacebuilding in post-conflict Uganda and Colombia. She works together with RWI…