Engaging with China: Challenges and the Way Forward

On November 6, RWI convened a very timely and important full-day discussion in Stockholm on Engaging with China: Challenges and the Way Forward in Higher Education, Human Rights and Public Diplomacy. This year marks 70 years since the founding of the People’s Republic of China and 30 years since the government crackdown on protestors on…

The Way Forward on the Protection of Persons with Disabilities During Armed Conflict

On 3-4 October, 2019, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute hosted an international workshop in Lund* focused on the intersection between international humanitarian law (IHL), human rights law as it applies to the  protection of persons with disabilities during armed conflicts. The workshop brought together international experts from around the world to develop a future agenda to address the protection needs of…

Gwangju

Call for Papers: The 9th World Human Right Cities Forum

Local Governments, Human Rights and Sustainable Development: Reimagining Human Rights Cities The City of Gwangju is hosting the 9th World Human Rights Cities Forum, 30th September – 3rd October 2019. Since it was first held in 2011, World Human Rights Cities Forum has solidified its place as an international forum to learn, share and maximize the…

journalists

“How Do We Put an End to the Hunting Season on Journalists?”

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is co-organising the Raoul Wallenberg Address 2019, an annual lecture focusing on civil courage, on June 5.  The theme of this year’s event is courage in defence of media freedoms. Martin Schibbye, Editor in Chief of Blankspot, will deliver the keynote address. He will be joined by renowned Australian journalist Peter Greste. Schibbye is…

Africa and the International Criminal Court

The Relationship Between Africa and the International Criminal Court

Professor Charles C. Jalloh, a Fulbright Lund Distinguished Chair at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, lectured on the relationship between the International Criminal Court (ICC) and Africa and shared insights on its core legal and political challenges. The following is a summary of the session, divided into three parts: Africa’s initial enthusiasm for the ICC, why…