Famine as a Grave Violation of Human Rights

Despite increased food production and reduction of hunger and malnutrition on a global level, there are four countries in Sub Saharan Africa and the Middle East still suffering from famine. Recently, the trend of reduction of hunger and malnutrition has reversed. Jemimah Watkins sat down with Hilal Elver, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food,…

Famine as a Grave Violation to Human Rights

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is hosting Hilal Elver, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food for two events on the 3rd of October. The first is an informal session where attendees will have the opportunity to engage with the Special Rapporteur on issues related to Human Rights to Food in relation to natural disasters and…

Internationalizing the Academic Debate on Migration and International Law

Seven academics met on September 8-9th in Johannesburg, South Africa for the first step in establishing a research network on migration and international law in Africa, the Middle East and Turkey. The researchers come from Université Hassan II in Casablanca (Morocco), Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar (Senegal), Notre Dame University-Louaize in Lebanon, Süleyman Demirel…

Axel Marx Lecture

Free and Fair Trade: Is the EU Leading the Way?

Professor Axel Marx, of the University of Leuven, will be visiting the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in a collaborative event with the Lund University School of Economics and Management on September 27th. This lecture will be commented by Jörgen Hettne, Director of the Centre for European Studies at Lund University…