The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is co-organising a side event at the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council this Friday in Geneva. The event will evaluate the progress, opportunities and challenges for local promotion of human rights.Continue readingMore Tag
Why are relations between the International Criminal Court (ICC) and African states so tense? There are a range of legal and political reasons for the confusion and uneasy interaction between these two entities. Dr. Charles Chernor Jalloh will speak about … Continue reading » “UPF & RWI Lecture / The Relation Between Africa and the ICC”Continue readingMore Tag
Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, has been named the 14th annual Anna Lindh speaker. On March 18, she will give a speech titled “Democracy and Power in a Brave New World: Economy, Technology and Human Rights”.… Continue reading » “The Woman Who is Taking on the Tech Giants”Continue readingMore Tag
Tickets are now on sale for the fourth Swedish Human Rights Film Festival. It will take place in Lund from March 20-24, 2019.
Above all, you should buy your tickets here now before they sell out!
“The Swedish Human Rights … Continue reading » “Swedish Human Rights Film Festival: These Are the Films”Continue readingMore Tag
As RWI’s report, The Nexus Between Anti-Corruption and Human Rights, confirmed, the links between corruption and human rights violations are becoming increasingly obvious.
The theme of the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) 2018 was “Together for Development, Peace … Continue reading » “Anti-corruption: The Key for Agenda 2030 and Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights…”
These are the opening words to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights written 70 years ago next month.
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is hosting an event celebrating the … Continue reading » “Free and Equal? Human Rights Day”Continue readingMore Tag
Public seminar: Open panel debate with the participation of doctoral candidates from Addis Ababa University
On the 1st of November at 14:00, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute is hosting an open panel discussion with the participation of doctoral candidates from Addis … Continue reading » “Panel Discussion: Human Rights Challenges in Ethiopia”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law will host Professor Elspeth Guild for the launch of her book “Extraordinary Rendition – Addressing the Challenges of Accountability”, on Wednesday the 14th of November at 15:15.… Continue reading » “Extraordinary Rendition – Addressing the Challenges of Accountability”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law has teamed up with Jus Humanis to host a lecture by Josefina Skerk, former VP of Sami Parliament in Sweden.
When: Friday, 5th of October at 2pm… Continue reading » “The Sami in Sweden Lecture with Former VP of Sami Parliament”Continue readingMore Tag