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…

Book launch

Book Launch: “Rescuing Human Rights: A Radically Moderate Approach”

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute welcomes you to the launch of the book “Rescuing Human Rights: A Radically Moderate Approach” by Hurst Hannum on May 28, 14.00-15-30. The development of human rights is one of the most significant achievements in international relations and law since 1945. However, the concept is constantly challenged. Actors like authoritarian regimes and nationalists…